Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016
Single Malt - 48% - 70 cl
After the incredible success of the Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013, awarded "Best Whisky in the World" for 2015 in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, Suntory reiterates the exercise with the Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016.Read more
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After the incredible success of the Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013, awarded "Best Whisky in the World" for 2015 in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, Suntory reiterates the exercise with the Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016.
Composed exclusively of whiskies from Yamazaki aged in Sherry casks (spanish barrels formely used to mature the famous wine from Jerez), the 2016 edition is part of the heritage from previous versions with a fine selection of casks by Shinji Fukuyo, the Suntory's Chief Blender, using the same approach as for the 2013 edition but with 2 additional years of aging. Some 25 years old whiskies are part of the components of this exceptional single malt !
Product limited to 1 bottles per order.
Details Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016
Honshu - Osaka
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The distillery Yamazaki
Officially considered as the first whisky distillery in the archipelago, Yamazaki was founded in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii (founder of Suntory).
Located a few kilometers south of the city of Kyoto in the mountainous area of Shimamoto, which in the sixteenth century, was the stronghold of the famous Sen no Rikyu, master chanoyu (tea ceremony), who settled there for its pures water sources.
Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.
Baking, honey, toffee, custard, dried fruits, ...
Notes of Sherry, strawberry, blackberry, black currant, ...
Notes of undergrowth, humus, bark, oak, resinous, ...