Yamazaki Limited Edition 2014
Suntory // Japan
The very first release in the Yamazaki Limited Edition range, the 2014 expression was first rolled out in the Japanese market for under $80. Today, the most recent Limited Edition 2017 retailed for over three times that, showing the building popularity of these amazing bottlings. At 43% and comprising of whiskies aged in an assortment of sherry, bourbon, and port casks, this is a historic bottling.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask TypeAmerican oak, ex-bourbon, European oak, ex-port, ex-sherry
"Melon, pineapple and lots of red berry aromas transition to a palate full of oak, nuttiness, and smoky cocoa beans. The palate is perfectly balanced with flavors of aged and young oak. On the finish, the fruit notes return and playfully push it that little bit further."