|Spirits Style||Single Malt|
The Sommelier Series from Tokiwa Imports (now High Road Spirits) is a collaborative project between Eigashima Distillery (known as White Oak Distillery in Japan) and Master Sommelier Ken Fredrickson. The second edition in the Sommelier series is an Akashi Single Malt aged 4 years in ex-bourbon barrels before rested for an additional 18 months in Pinot Noir Sirgue French oak casks sourced from esteemed Brewer Clifton in Lompoc, California. It was released in fall of 2019.
Robust notes of red fruits, malt and floral essence. The palate has a richness that finishes long with soft, round edges and plenty of recognizable spice box and leather. This is an exclusive 630 bottle release.