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Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2009
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The Yamazaki Sherry Cask needs no introduction, ever since the 2013 version was named the best whisky in the world by the whisky bible, people have been literally fighting over the few bottles that still haven’t been drank yet. And here we present the first vintage of them all the Yamazaki sherry cask 2009!
Although a no age statement the blend is among the best you will find anywhere on the planet! And if you want to try a bottle from the year that started it all, we got you covered!
Yamazaki is Japan’s oldest whisky distillery opened in 1923, it was founded by Shinjiro Torii near Oaska. The location was chosen because of the excellent water supply in the area. This seems to have payed off, today Single Malts from the Yamazaki distillery has the largest share of any single malts whiskies in Japan. The 18 year old Yamazaki Single Malts is thought by many to be the best whisky in the world and has for example won six consecutive double gold medals at the San Francisco Spirits Competitions from 2008 to 2013.
Nose: Oloroso sherry, oak, and woods. Mon Cheri chocolate (from Ferrero), dark chocolate, plum spread, heavy sweet red wine. Mouth: Wood, sherry, sweetish, with a dry mouthfeel. Finish: Raisins, oak, sherry, dry, grass.
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