山崎18年 YAMAZAKI 18 YEAR OLD
Yamazaki 18 year old sinlge malt is both intense and delicate and its amazing fruity aromatic palette is the result of meticulous work done for several decades by Shinjii Fukuyo, Suntory’s Chief Blender. Many times rewarded at international competitions, this spirit nectar will fully satisfy the great amateurs as well as novices eager to taste a whisky of exceptional quality.
Composed for the most part of whiskies aged in old Sherry casks (Xerres wine), of which it inherits all the aromatic characteristics of sweetness and gluttony, this exceptional single malt will express notes of grape, apricot, coffee with milk and oak wood. During the tasting, Yamazaki 18 year old will deliver in your palate a miriade of aromas including notes of strawberry, blackberry and dark chocolate, and will disappear leaving behind some sweet and spicy scents.
Yamazaki Distillery, located in a damp and preserved area at the confluence of three rivers, Katsura, Uji and Kizu, provides ideal conditions for aging whisky. Founded in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii, it is known for its single malts with a fruity, woody and spicy character.