Thursday, 16 April 2009

Suntory "Yamazaki" 18 year old Single Malt Whisky 43%,


Yamazaki Distillery was the first whisky distillery built in Japan (1923). The first domestic whisky "Suntory Shirofuda" (blended) went on sale in 1929.

The distillery is situated at the foot of Mt. Tenzan on west-east of Kyoto where three rivers meet to form the River Yodo just south of the distillery. The well water in this district is famous for its good character despite its location between the two big cities of Osaka and Kyoto.

Yamazaki 18 year old Japanese single Malt Whisky Tasting Notes..



Colour: Copper Gold

Nose: At first the richness of the sherry and raisins fill the nose then it’s the rich dark maraschino cherries and finally coffee cream chocolate.

Palate: Dark chocolate, rum and raisin toffee with dark coffee beans.

Finish: Long and rich.

Awards

International Wine & Spirits Competition Trophy Winner 2008

International Spirits Challenge 2007. Gold Medal Winner.2007

San Francisco World Spirits Competition Double Gold Medal Winner 2005

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