- Type Single malt
- Brand Suntory
- Distillery Yamazaki
- Region Honshu – Osaka
- Trader Officiel
- Age 18 ans
- Degree 43 %
- Volume 70 cl
- Peat Non peated
- Cask type Sherry cask
- Package Cardboard box
Located in a wet and preserved region at the confluence of three rivers, Katsura, Uji and Kizu, Yamazaki offers ideal conditions for aging whisky. Founded in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii, the distillery is known for its fruity character single malts.
The Yamazaki 18 year old is both intense and delicate, and the amazing fruity aromas are the result of a decades meticulous work by the Suntory master blenders. Mostly composed with whiskies aged in former Sherry casks, the Yamazaki 18 year old inherit all the aromatic caracteristics of sweetness and delicacy.
Award-winning in international competitions, this 18 year old expression will fully please the great lovers as well as novices wishing to enjoy an exceptional whisky.
Yamazaki 18 Bottling Note
An award winning Japanese single malt, Yamazaki’s legendary 18 year old earned a Gold at the 2007 International Spirits Challenge and a Double Gold at the 2005 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Tasting Note by The Chaps at the Master of Malt
The nose is quite thick and resinous, there is a pleasant oiliness with zesty citrus and peels and a hint of sherry. Plenty of oak and orchard fruits. The palate is of medium-body with green notes and an earthen note, plenty of wood resin and a floral character with zest and sherried peels. The finish is of good length with fruit and zest.