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Shinshu 2012

Overall rating
87.33/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Komagatake
Vintage
2012
Bottled
2016
Casknumber
1555
Number of bottles
602
Strength
58.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
60th Anniversary of La Maison du Whisky
Added on
25 Sep 2016 3:41 pm by Glen Positive
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 228,50

4 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Shinshu 2012

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.33 points

  1. MrYens scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

  2. moviemaniac did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nosing and tasting a whisky with such a profile I can’t stop thinking “what a shame they yanked it from the cask so soon”. Obviously very good distillate (or it would be much rougher at that age) meets a good cask making for a very pleasant, fresh, springtime whisky (especially with a good amount of water) but there would have been potential for much better, greater things. However, the distillery was restarted in 2011, operating again for a few months a year after a time of mothballing since 1992, so they have very little but young whisky to sell. If this ca. 4 yo. is anything to go by, there will be great drams ahead in the future! What does shock me, however, is the crazy price at just under 200€ – but then again it seems anything Japanese just flies off the shelves these days no matter the price…

    Rating: 81/100

    Full review: https://maltklaus.net/dailydram/2017/03/14/tasting-mars-shinshu-komagatake-2012-2016-for-lmdw/

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