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Yamazaki Sherry Cask Tasting notes and reviews

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Whisky Magazine Issue 133

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Yamazaki Sherry Cask

Sherry Cask
Japanese Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Yamazaki Distillery
Specialist retailers

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United Kingdom
Yamazaki 10 Year Old £140.00
Yamazaki 12 Year Old £140.00
Yamazaki Mizunara 2013 3cl Sample £96.07
Yamazaki 12 Ans 1996 Whisky Live Tokyo 2010 €1,990.00

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Neil Ridley

Monsterous sherry influence, a big resinous note, dark chocolate, stewed dried fruit, mossy forest floor and wet wood. Spices get to work with the addition of water.
Like spooning out heaped teaspoons of mincemeat. Five spice, plump raisins, dates and dark bitter chocolate, intermingle with a brandy butter note.
An oaky dryness resonates alongside notes of dried fruit and cocoa powder.
Bold and rich, but with no signs of being overpowered.

Rob Allanson

Smoked meats, caramelised muscavado sugar, tomato stalks but also an underlying creamy sweetness, panna cotta and raspberries.
Astringent oak grip at first, then blackberry compote and apple skin sweetness. Fruitcake and icing, that mix of sweet and gentle savoury flavours.
Juicy but with a little astringency.
A bit of a sherry bomb, with a clear sweet side.
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