This single malt was launched in 1992, and around 80% of the liquid is matured in sherry butts, while the remaining whisky spent its years in American and Mizunara oak casks. An absolutely stunning marriage of fruit, oak and smoky notes.
Suntory Yamazaki 18 Years Old Single Malt is an award winning Japanese single malt. Yamazaki’s legendary 18 year old earned numerous reputable gold awards from competitions such as International Spirits Challenge and San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Being one of Suntory’s most popular products, the Yamazaki 18 years old is definitely an exquisite quality tasting whiskey widely enjoyed by whiskey enthusiasts.
Color: Deep amber
Nose: Raisin, apricot, cafe au lait, Mizunara (Japanese oak)
Palate: Blackberry, strawberry jam, dark chocolate
Finish: Long, spicy, smooth
List of Awards:
International Spirits Challenge 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
International Spirits Challenge 2012
Best Other Whisky
San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2011, 2012, 2015
San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
International Wine & Spirits Competition 2012