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Yamazaki 12 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

Yamazaki 12 Years Old

Brand
Yamazaki
Expression
12 Years Old
Type
Japanese Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
12 years old
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Yamazaki Distillery
Website
www.suntory.com/yamazaki
Availability
Buy online now

Michael Jackson

Nose
Flowery. Fresh herbs. Biscuity.
Palate
Lightly clean and sweet. Honeyed. Intense.
Finish
Burst of concentrated perfumy sweetness, balanced by cereal-grain notes and Japanese oak.
Comment
A pioneering malt in Japan, for which Suntory deserve great credit. In its early days, it was rounded and delicate, as though wary of offending anyone. Now it is more intense, confident and elegant.

Dave Broom

Nose
Clean and crisp: dried herb, oak, nuts and slightly dusty malt.
Palate
A sweet start, some light smoky notes. Well-rounded with a dense, fruity mid-palate, though a little firm on the sides of the mouth.
Finish
Rich Tea biscuits, dried fruit and nut.
Comment
Well made. An honest citizen.
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