Karuizawa Noh 1981-2012 Sherry Cask #4676 for TWE 58.6%abv

karuizawa-1981-noh-cask-4676-sherry-58-6Nose: Earthy also mint, mushrooms, raisin toast, aged demerara rum, leather, brazil nuts, prunes, charcoal.
Palate: Prunes, mint, chocolate, aged demerara rum, damp earth, brazil nuts, nutmeg. Nice balance. Added water, better without.
Finish: Not particularly long on damp earth, sherry, brazil nuts, nutmeg and wet dog.
Last Word: A fine sherry cask matured whisky only really let down by the short finish.

Rating: 90/100

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