Suntory Yamazaki Distiller's Reserve Single Malt Japanese Whisky (700ml)
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Suntory Yamazaki Distiller's Reserve Single Malt Japanese Whisky (700ml)

Yamazaki, Kyoto, JAPAN
$179. 99
$2159.88 Dozen
ABV: 43%

Note: Product has come from a private collection and as such may have some minor scuffing/scratches/handling marks. Actual product not pictured.

An intriguing Japanese release from the Yamazaki distillery stringing from the recent movement toward non-age statement whiskies from producers, this one with a noticeable difference. Suntory's Yamazaki Distiller's Reserve is a mix of malts varying in age and cask type, originating from ex-red wine casks matured for approximately three years, older Sherry matured malts approximately twenty years in age and Mizunara casks, otherwise known as Japanese oak, for a twelve year period.


Tasting note... Amber gold appearance. Understated and pure with aromas of vanilla, cocoa dusted malt and honeyed cereals; hints of fruit cake here too. More stewed pear with air contact. Medium dry, fresh delivery offers a spicy, orchard fruit, vanilla and juicy malt burst. Succulent and fruity to finish. Almost a floral delicacy to the aftertaste. Love the mouthfeel here. A gorgeous harmony of flavour and texture. 43% Alc./Vol.


Previously tasted... [2014] 88 points