An award winning Japanese single malt, Yamazaki’s legendary 18 year old earned a Gold at the 2007 International Spirits Challenge and a Double Gold at the 2005 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
The nose is quite thick and resinous, there is a pleasant oiliness with zesty citrus and peels and a hint of sherry. Plenty of oak and orchard fruits.
The palate is of medium-body with green notes and an earthen note, plenty of wood resin and a floral character with zest and sherried peels.
The finish is of good length with fruit and zest.