Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 48%

Proof: 96°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Japan Japan

Yamazaki single malt whisky aged in 180 litre ex-bourbon barrels stored in Japan's warm humid Yamazaki and Oumi regions.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 29/09/2012

Appearance:

(Bottled 2011, released October 2012) Clear, mid golden.

Aroma:

Coconut and buttered toast with light toffee apple, white chocolate, cinnamon and faint cigarette ash. Subtle candied and tropical fruit notes emerge with water.

Taste:

Brawny cinnamon oak with toasted coconut, green apple, caramel and candied fruit.

Aftertaste:

Long, pleasantly spicy cracked red pepper corns, paprika and cream-of-soda vanilla.

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel

Produced by: Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
UK trade PR by: Voice PR