Yamazaki Limited Edition 2015

Single Malt

Suntory // Japan

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 6 )

The Limited Edition 2015 is the second release in the annual range, which grows more popular each year. At 43%, this dram comprises of vintages from the Yamazaki distillery, some of which have been aged for up to 20 years. Suntory is always quite secretive about the production and maturation of its Limited Edition bottlings, but it was announced that the whiskies within were aged in an assortment of oak, including sherry, port, European oak, and American oak casks.

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  • Single Malt
    Distilled 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 Type
    American oak, ex-bourbon, European oak, ex-port, ex-sherry

Tasting Notes

"Juicy mango, honey, and strawberries and cream make the nose truly gorgeous. The palate brings a little less than the nose, with notes of sweet malt and tropical fruit. Aspects of both old and new are evident. Smoked chestnuts join a long, satisfying finish."

Score 87

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