Kaiyo Mizunara Oak Whisky
Kaiyō Mizunara Oak Whisky is matured in the finest Mizunara oak casks. Kaiyo’s pioneering research into the effect of wood selection on whisky maturation has led to the development of bespoke barrels, crafted from slow growth, air-seasoned wood from hand-selected trees. These casks are handmade due to Mizunara oaks delicate wood grain. This spirit is gently matured in traditional style for many years before it embarks on its unique sea voyage.
Delicate nose with vanilla, ripe dried fruit, and hints of cherry, with a long lingering finish.
Kaiyō Mizunara Oak Whisky is the final ocean matured whisky aged in Mizunura Oak. These are the most expensive barrels in the world. Made from barley and un-chill filtered. Delicate nose with vanilla, ripe dried fruit, and hints of cherry, with a long lingering finish. Kaiyō whisky is matured in the finest Japanese Mizunara oak casks. These casks are handmade due to Mizunara oak’s delicate wood grain. They are among the rarest casks in the world and are considered the finest in which to mature whisky. After years of maturing our casks go on a final maturation at sea voyage for up to 3 months, leaving from Osaka Japan.
Kaiyo’s stock of Mizunara oak casks is its pride and joy. Known to impart a subtle and unusual collection of aromas and flavours to whisky during maturation, it’s this wood which is often credited with setting Japanese whisky apart. Kaiyo doubles down on its cask maturation, sending the full casks off to sea for months at a time, allowing the natural motion to ensure constant movement, and thus contact between whisky and wood.