A 10 Year Old single malt from the Yamazaki distillery, aged in bourbon barrels. A lovely fruity dram, quite floral.
Nose: Fruity and rich. Plenty of barley malt and caramel, cereal sweetness and winter spice. Vanilla cream and mixed peels with a hint of nuts.
Palate: Medium-body with notes of rich peels and winter spice, aniseed and a herbal note. A bitter oak develops.
Finish: Dry and of good length with acacia honey.
This ‘Dearly Departed’ spirit is a rare, discontinued bottling so getting your hands on a bottle is a very rare pleasure.
This is simply put, absolutely beautiful. My very first purchase of a Japanese whiskey. The flavours arrive in waves, I thoroughly recommend this. I have tried the 12 Year Old, and 18, and boy do they hit the spot. The Japanese have nailed the craft of exquisite whiskey’s.