The Yamazaki 12 70cl 43% ABV

£150.00

Description

The Yamazaki Whisky is Suntory’s flagship single malt whisky, from Japan’s first and oldest malt distillery. Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve 12 years old contains carefully blended components aged in American, Spanish, and Japanese Mizunara oak.

In 2003, when Yamazaki 12 Years Old was awarded the prestigious gold medal at the International Spirits Competition in the UK. This widely covered event changed not only the history of Japanese whisky but the history of whisky itself. 2003 finally put Japanese Whisky on the map for all whisky connoisseurs. Since then, Suntory Whisky has been named 4 times the Distiller of the Year at the ISC, making Suntory Whisky one of the prestigious offerings from House of Japanese whisky.

COLOUR

Pure gold

NOSE

Peach, pineapple, grapefruit, clove, candied orange, vanilla, Mizunara (Japanese oak)

PALATE

Coconut, cranberry, butter

FINISH

Sweet ginger, cinnamon, long finish

“At House of Suntory, we’ve been pioneering fine Japanese whisky since 1923, and invite you to celebrate this exciting milestone with us. The House of Suntory was built on a singular dream – founder Shinjiro Torii wanted to enrich the lives of the Japanese people, and so he grew into an entrepreneur, maker and doer. Inspired by the riches of Japan’s nature, he chose the Yamazaki area for its reputed soft water, unique climate and beautiful seasons—all of which would contribute to the distinctive Japanese character of Suntory whiskies.

Shinjiro achieved his dream to “create an original Japanese Whisky blessed with the riches of Japanese nature and ‘Monozukuri’ craftsmanship.” Today, that vision continues, and The House of Suntory now represents a House of Japanese Culture—a rich experience and homage to Japan in every bottle, ready to be discovered by the world as we enter our second millennium.” 

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