Yamazaki - Single Malt 12 year old Whisky

70cl | 43%

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Distillery Yamazaki
Series / Description Single Malt
Age 12 year old
Alcohol ABV 43 %
Cask Strength No
Cask Wood Type Bourbon & Sherry Oak
Single Cask No
Packaging Original Box
Bottler Distillery
Country of Origin Japan
Stopper Screw Cap
Bottle Type Dumpy
Bottle Size 70cl
Neck Level Full Level
HTFW Cat. No. LP3570

Product Description

Matured in a combination of Japanese Oak, Ex-Bourbon and Sherry Oak casks to produce a sweet and delicate single malt oozing with peach, pineapple and grapefruit with subtle vanilla spice and fragrant oak.

The first Japanese single malt to be introduced to the UK back in 1984 and now part of the award winning Suntory range of Whiskies and from the oldest whisky distillery in Japan established way back in 1923.

Very much a Speyside style single malt but with a more aromatic and spicy edge from the use of the Mizunara Japanese oak which is indigenous to Japan, a country that seems to riding the wave of popularity at the moment in the whisky world.

Official Tasting Notes from Yamazaki:

Colour: Pure gold

Nose: Peach, pineapple, grapefruit, clove, candied orange, vanilla, Mizunara (Japanese oak)

Palate: Coconut, cranberry, butter

Finish: Sweet ginger, cinnamon, long finish

90 points in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible

"A complex and satisfying malt"


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