The fourth entry in the blended whisky series: The Lucky Cat. This release is finished in umeshu (plum wine) casks from the Mars Tsunuki Distillery.
Nose: Luscious. A huge hit of apricots. Ginger, soft leather, Seville oranges, lemon barley, toffee, vanilla, stewed rhubarb, lime juice, gentle pepper, pineapple, walnut.
Palate: Smooth and rounded. Big toffee, apricot jam, pepper, stewed rhubarb, pistachios, leather, frangipani, strawberry compote, walnuts, licorice.
Finish: Medium-long. Balanced on a sweet/dry combo then a little minerally.