Komasa Jyozo Sakurajima Komikan (Mandarin) 40% 500ml$111.00
This botanical gin hails from Kagoshima, Japan, home to both the Komasa GinDistillery and a tiny type of local mandarin orange called the Sakurajima komikan.Sakurajima is the name of an active volcano in Kagoshima and is where these oranges grow in its volcanic soils and reach sizes of about 4cm in diameter. Each ripe fruit is packed with a mellow fragrance and the thick, sweet taste of citrus. Komasa Sakurajima Komikan Gin is crafted with generous amounts of these fragrant oranges, resulting in a bright, gentle spirit that truly shines with fresh notes of citrus.
Sakurao Distillery Limited 47% 700ml$239.00
Made up of 17 botanicals exclusively from Hiroshima, including cherry blossom petals from the prefecture, symbols of the distillery and Japan. The plants are gently infused to extract the finest aromas, the resulting liquid is then distilled in small batches to obtain Sakurao NOSE: Scented - Lemon, green tea PALATE: Complex - Wasabi, juniper berries FINAL: Persistence - Orange marmalade
Komasa Jyozo Hojicha Gin (Green Tea) 40% 500ml$111.00
The roasty, vegetal aroma fills your mouth with your first sip.A subtle sweetness and wood-like fragrance appears as you exhale, and before you know it, you’re back for another sip.A familiar fragrance brings you back, the effortless combination of roasted hojicha tea with gin.Kagoshima, one of Japan’s leading tea-producing regions, is the only place such an unlikely but perfect match could happen.
Komasa Ichigo Kagoshima Strawberry Gin 45% 500ml$111.00
An exquisite blend of fragrant strawberries and herbs. The sweet and refreshing aroma of strawberries with a deep and lingering finish of herbs. These seemingly contradictory personalities coexist without canceling each other out, and each sip will make you want to keep tasting this unique marriage. With the juiciness of strawberries shining through the intricately overlapping flavours, this is a gin that evokes the rich climate of tropical Kagoshima. Tasting Notes: Nose: Mellow – Juniper, red berries Palate: Fresh – Strawberry, berries, herbaceous Finish: Persistent – Freshly cut grass
Wa Premium Craft Gin 45% 700ml$210.00
Japanese brewery-distillery Meiri Shurui proudly offers you Wa Gin. Coinciding with a revival in popularity for gin itself, Wa Gin is a premium ‘Japanese styled gin’. Uniquely made with the base spirit distilled from sake, it’s aged ten years and then re-distilled with seven botanicals including woody notes, spicy juniper berries, cinnamon, citrus fruits and aromatic fragrances before finally being bottled. The end result of which is a smooth, velvety finish that’s a delight to the palate, making Wa Gin the perfect base for elegant cocktails.