Yamazaki Limited Edition 2017
Yamazaki // Japan
In 2014 Japan's most popular distillery, the Yamazaki, released the first expression in its Limited Edition series, and has since released a new one each year . This release marks the fourth release in the limited edition range, which grows more popular every year. A single malt comprising of vintages of up to 20 years old, including whiskies matured in bourbon, sherry, and European oak casks. Suntory is quite secretive concerning the production of these expressions.
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, Sherry, Bourbon, European Oak
"The nose is deep and rich, with notes of toffee, biscuits, and sherried raisins. Dried fruit dominates the palate with thick honey and campfire notes intensifying as you swallow. A burst of pepper makes for a playful, long finish. "