Yamazaki Puncheon

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 approximately 10 years in 480 litre American oak Puncheons stored in warehouses in the mist-shrouded Yamazaki region. These stout casks mature the whisky slowly due to a relatively small surface area being in contact with the whisky. Bottled without chill filtration.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 29/09/2012

Appearance:

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

Aroma:

Initial aromatic peach quickly overpowered by vanilla, butterscotch, coconut and tarte tatin with delicate gingerbread and roasted pineapple.

Taste:

Slightly sweet, buttery vanilla pastry, chamois leather and pineapple fruitiness.

Aftertaste:

Long, slightly sweet with vanilla and celery salt spice.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 4 901777 202245
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Yamazaki Puncheon

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