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Yoichi Rum Wood Finish 2017, 46%

Price: $465/set Issue: Summer 2018 Reviewer: Jonny McCormick

Sooty charcoal aromas with a sweet edge of mango and other tropical fruits mingle with coriander seed and cardamom. It tastes of ripe melon, pear, and mango, with pepper, aniseed, and a strong seam of smoky oak char. An extra burst of fruit in the finish, with sweet peat smoke. If you enjoyed the rum-finished expressions of Kilchoman or Bunnahabhain Moine, this one's for you. (3,500 bottles; sold as a set with Miyagikyo Rum Wood Finish 2017) €395/set