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.

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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.

Détails

Details Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016

Type

Single Malt

Brand

Suntory Whisky

Distillery

Yamazaki

Region

Honshu - Osaka

Strength

48%

Volume

70 cl

Type of Cask

Sherry

Bottling

Small Batch

Number of Bottles

5000

Filtration

Unchill filtered

Peat

No peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The distillery

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.

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Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky

Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.

Confectionery

Confectionery

Baking, honey, toffee, custard, dried fruits, ...

Red fruits

Red fruits

Notes of Sherry, strawberry, blackberry, black currant, ...

Woody

Woody

Notes of undergrowth, humus, bark, oak, resinous, ...