Suntory Yamazaki 18yo Whisky
£274.95
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Suntory Yamazaki 18yo Whisky

70cl | 43% ABV | Japan

Yamazaki 18 Year Old Single Malt has a deep amber colour, its lengthy slumber in a humid environment allows great wood to whisky interaction - creating a flavourful spicy spirit that’s rich with mature autumn fruit, giving a long ‘jammy’ finish.

This whisky is made from 100% malted barley, it’s fermented with the softest water from three rivers between Mt.Tennozan and Mt. Otokoyama. The wash is distilled through copper-pot stills that are the first of their kind outside of Scotland.

Key Flavours

Dried Fruit
Citrus

About this product

Great complexity with a delicate balance of fruit, smoke and long finish. Suntory Yamazaki 18 Year Old may have a hefty price tag, but the quality really justifies it.

In 1923, Suntory's founder Shinjiro Torii founded the Yamazaki Distillery - Japan’s first and oldest malt whisky distillery. Always interested in Western pursuits, he mastered the techniques of mixing and blending through his teenage apprenticeships.

Yamazaki Distillery is nestled on the periphery of Kyoto, this region was formerly referred to as "Minaseno", where one of the purest waters of Japan originates – here the Katsura, Uji and Kizu rivers converge, providing a unique misty climate.

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