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Kamiki Blended Malt Whisky

$142.00
Kamiki is a new expression of premium Japanese style whisky blessed by Omiwa priests from Nara. Nara is the ancient capital of Japan and it holds many temples from Shinto, Tengri and Buddhist religions, which makes Nara «The City of Temples». Kamiki production is protected by Omiwa Temple priests. Omiwa is one of the oldest extant Shinto shrine in Japan over thousand years old and protecting local alcohol producers ever since. To celebrate the timeless alcohol tradition of the region, rare Japanese malt whiskies and finest malt whiskies sourced from rest of the world are blended and later fused with the highest quality pure spring water. Nara is covered with dense Yoshino Sugi (Japanese Cedar) forests. Yoshino Sugi is used to build temples, burnt in temples to calm mind and to age local alcohol products. Kamiki uses a unique second maturation technique, while blend is rested for a second time in Yoshino Sugi –Japanese Cedar- casks to capture a perfectly smooth taste, a scent of sandalwood on the nose and a zest of green tea in the finish. This second maturation makes Kamiki; “THE FIRST WHISKY IN THE WORLD WITH JAPANESE CEDAR CASK FINISH”! Kamiki name is derived from the Miwa Mountain (Mountain of God), which is protected by Omiwa Priests. Inspired by beautiful breezes coming from Miwa, the whisky is named KAMIKI, where KAMI means God and IKI means breath. Kamiki whisky has a smooth taste, complex flavor and driven by pure malted barley. There is no age statement on the product. It has been aged in oak barrels minimum of three years and second aged in non-charred local cedar casks. Kamiki comes in a premium gift box, truly displaying its Japanese heritage. Kamiki has got acknowledgements from:
  • “CHAIRMAN’s TROPHY – HIGHEST Award” from 2018 Ultimate Spirit Challenge
  • “GOLD” medal from 2018 China Wine and Spirits Awards
  • “GOLD“ medal from Global Spirit Awards in August17 in Las Vegas
  • “SILVER“ medal from New York International Wine and Spirit Competition in August17
  • “GOLD“ medal from San Diego International Spirit Competition in August17
  • “SILVER” award at Wine and Spirit Wholesalers of America Convention) in April
  • “SILVER” award at Taste Competition and “BRONZE” in Packaging IWSC in July17
  • Kamiki has been chosen by world’s most respected design galleries “The DieLine” and “Packaging of The World” as an inspirational whisky design.
  • “GOLD” medal from China Wine and Spirits Awards Feb18.
Tasting Notes Nose:
  • A perfectly balanced heather honey and sandalwood.
Palate:
  • Sweet caramel, Japanese plum and balanced oak with peat
Finish:
  • Hints of toffee and a long lasting finish with a zest of green tea.

Reki Blended Whisky

$148.00
“From Okinawa to The World”… Reki Blended Whisky is the latest premium Japanese Whisky expression of multiple award winning Helios Distillery from Okinawa Island. Situated in Nago-city, the Northern Area of Okinawa that is known for its rich natural environment, Helios has placed high value on preservation of the environment and making the best use of Okinawa’s natural resources and history, and dedicate to produce authentic and good products. Based on the principal, Tadashi Matsuda, the founder, Helios Co. has been distilling spirits over 50 years and promoting the identity, culture, and know-how of Okinawa. This is why, company’s main theme is “From Okinawa to The World”! Reki Blended Whisky, is the latest product from Helios. It is blended whisky made with malted barley, grain, yeast and water using the years of productions experience of Helios Distillery. Being originally a Japanese Rum producer, Helios Co. uses ex-American barrels for its rum production, hence Reki the whisky is as well aged in ex-bourbon barrels to attain a perfectly balanced whisky with hints of tropical fruits, vanilla a seaweed. The blend consists of malt whiskies distilled at Helios, while the blend is younger than three years. Reki Blended Whisky is:
  • “An exclusive whisky from multiple award winning Helios distillery”
  • “Limited allocation around the world.”
  • “Represent the true heritage and made with the best ingredients from Okinawa Island”
  • “Gold Medal” winner from Stuttgart International Spirits Competition 2019
Tasting Notes Nose: Tropical fruits, citrus blended with honey and hints of vanilla and Japanese rum Palate: Sweet caramel with vanilla notes up front, joined with tropical citrus fruits balanced with peat from oak barrels Finish: Hints of toffee filled with rum, sea weed and orange oil with toasty cereals with vanilla coating

Kamiki Intense Wood Whisky

$152.00
Kamiki is a new expression of premium Japanese style whisky blessed by Omiwa priests from Nara. Nara is the ancient capital of Japan and it holds many temples from Shinto, Tengri and Buddhist religions, which makes Nara «The City of Temples». Kamiki production is protected by Omiwa Temple priests. Omiwa is one of the oldest extant Shinto shrine in Japan over thousand years old and protecting local alcohol producers ever since. To celebrate the timeless alcohol tradition of the region, rare Japanese malt whiskies and finest malt whiskies sourced from rest of the world are blended and later fused with the highest quality pure spring water. Nara is covered with dense Yoshino Sugi (Japanese Cedar) forests. Yoshino Sugi is used to build temples, burnt in temples to calm mind and to age local alcohol products. Kamiki uses a unique second maturation technique, while blend is rested for a second time in Yoshino Sugi –Japanese Cedar- casks to capture a perfectly smooth taste, a scent of sandalwood on the nose and a zest of green tea in the finish. This second maturation makes Kamiki; “THE FIRST WHISKY IN THE WORLD WITH JAPANESE CEDAR CASK FINISH”! Kamiki name is derived from the Miwa Mountain (Mountain of God), which is protected by Omiwa Priests. Inspired by beautiful breezes coming from Miwa, the whisky is named KAMIKI, where KAMI means God and IKI means breath. Kamiki INTENSE is an exclusive version of Kamiki ORIGINAL whisky has a smooth taste, complex flavor and driven by pure malted barley. There is no age statement on the product. It has been aged in oak barrels minimum of three years and second aged in non-charred local cedar casks longer than Kamiki ORIGINAL for bolder taste lovers Kamiki INTENSE has got acknowledgements from:
  • 2018 “PLATINUM” Award from SIP
  • 2018 “DOUBLE GOLD” San Diego Spirits Competition
  • 2018 “SILVER” San Francisco Spirits Competition
  • 2018 “GOLD” from CIGAR and SPIRITS magazine competition
Tasting Notes Nose: A perfectly balanced heather honey and sandalwood. Palate: Sweet caramel, Japanese plum and balanced oak with peat Finish: Hints of toffee and a long lasting finish with a zest of green tea.

Kamiki Sakura Wood Whisky

$152.00
Inspired by sacred Sakura Tree which symbolizes the fragility of life with its beautiful yet short lived blossoms, we have finished our Kamiki Whisky at Sakura casks after aging in Yoshino Sugi casks. Nose : Cherry candy with ripe banana, chestnuts, and cinnamon on the nose. Palate : Woodiness, sandalwood and gentle spice, before sweet Sakura pedals. Finish : Spicy cherry with savoury notes, leading to a floral, spring like finish.

Kura The Whisky Pure Malt Whisky

$158.00
“From Okinawa to The World”… Kura Pure Malt Whisky is the latest premium Japanese Whisky expression of Helios Distillery from Okinawa Island. Situated in Nago-city, the Northern Area of Okinawa that is known for its rich natural environment, Helios has placed high value on preservation of the environment and making the best use of Okinawa’s natural resources and history, and dedicate to produce authentic and good whiskies. Based on the principal, Tadashi Matsuda, the founder, Helios Co. has been distilling spirits over 50 years and promoting the identity, culture, and know-how of Okinawa. This is why, company’s main theme is “From Okinawa to The World”! Kura Pure Malt Whisky is a blended malt whisky made with malted barley, yeast and water. The blend consists of varying malt whiskies that ages up to 18 years. TASTING NOTES Nose: Heather honey, yuzu citrus blended with flower and hints of vanilla Palate: Butter scotch with vanilla notes up front, joined with Japanese citrus notes Finish: Hints of caramel filled with green notes, and tropical fruits with vanilla

Umiki Whisky

$158.00
Inspired by Japan’s respect for nature and the ocean, we fused local ocean side malt whiskies with grain whiskies in reserve before blending with pure filtered ocean water and finishing the blend in Japanese pine barrels. Umiki Ocean Tree Whisky is :
  • World’s first ocean fused whisky
  • World’s first whisky finished in Japanese pine barrels
  • World’s first fully sustainable water blended whisky
Nose : A hint of sea breeze and sweet floral and sea weed notes on the nose Palate : Soothing freshness on the palate with hints of mint Finish : Long and burst of heather honey smooth finish at the end.

Kura The Whisky Rum Cask Finish Malt Whisky

$168.00
“From Okinawa to The World”… Kura Pure Malt Whisky is the latest premium Japanese Whisky expression of Helios Distillery from Okinawa Island. Situated in Nago-city, the Northern Area of Okinawa that is known for its rich natural environment, Helios has placed high value on preservation of the environment and making the best use of Okinawa’s natural resources and history, and dedicate to produce authentic and good whiskies. Based on the principal, Tadashi Matsuda, the founder, Helios Co. has been distilling spirits over 50 years and promoting the identity, culture, and know-how of Okinawa. This is why, company’s main theme is “From Okinawa to The World”! Kura Rum Cask Malt Whisky is a blended malt whisky made with malted barley, yeast and water. It is rested minimum three years in American Oak barrels. Being originally a Japanese Rum producer, Helios Co. has second aged the precious whisky in their own local Japanese Rum barrels to attain a perfectly balanced whisky with hints of tropical fruits, vanilla a seaweed. The blend consists of varying malt whiskies that ages up to 18 years, while the youngest whisky in the blend is three years. TASTING NOTES Nose: Tropical fruits, citrus blended with honey and hints of vanilla and Japanese rum Palate: Sweet caramel with vanilla notes up front, joined with tropical citrus fruits balanced with peat from oak barrels Finish: Hints of toffee filled with rum, sea weed and orange oil with toasty cereals with vanilla coating

Kura 8 Year Old White Oak Whisky

$208.00
The Kura 8 Year Old White Oak Whisky is exceptionally hand crafted in Okinawa. It is reserved in selected North American white oak casks for 8 years. Kura is made from best quality Indica rice with black Koji unique to Okinawa using traditional production methods of over 600 years of craftsmanship. Complex aroma and mellow taste bring whisky lovers to a different and new concept of true local Japanese whisky.

Kura 12 Year Old White Oak Whisky

$248.00
The Kura 12 Year Old White Oak Whisky is exceptionally hand crafted in Okinawa. It is reserved in selected North American white oak casks for 8 years. Kura is made from best quality Indica rice with black Koji unique to Okinawa using traditional production methods of over 600 years of craftsmanship. Complex aroma and mellow taste bring whisky lovers to a different and new concept of true local Japanese whisky.