- Type Single malt
- Brand Suntory
- Distillery Yamazaki
- Region Honshu – Osaka
- Trader Officiel
- Age 12 ans
- Degree 43 %
- Volume 70 cl
- Peat Non peated
- Package Cardboard box
Founded in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii, the founding father of Suntory, Yamazaki is officially the first single malt distillery in Japan. Chosen for its very different from climate from Scotland, Yamazaki area on the outskirts of Kyoto is renowned for the purity of its water sources.
Worthy heir of the Suntory expertise in distillation and aging, Yamazaki 12 year old single malt is subtle and elegant with rich fruit flavors. The complexity will delight all lovers and is ideal for beginners who want to begin with Japanese whiskies.
It can be served as an aperitif, digestif or in highball served with your meal.
Yamazaki 12 Bottling Note
This 12 year old from Yamazaki first came onto the market in 1984 and was the first seriously marketed Japanese single malt whisky.
Tasting Note by The Chaps at the Master of Malt
Nose: Good body with plenty of nut oils and zest, a pleasant floral character with a little tropical fruit and a rooty note.
Palate: Smooth and soft with good sweetness and winter spice. A lovely citrus note develops with more tropical fruit notes and a little rum.
Finish: Medium with fruit and zest