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Yamazaki 12 Yr by Suntory

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Product Details:

Critic Score
90/100
User Rating
4.7 Stars
Producer
Suntory Yamazaki
Alcohol %
43%
Product Type
Whisky - Whiskey Malt
Size
750ml
Region
Japan
Awards
International Wine & Spirit Competition, 2012: Silver OutstandingInternational Wine & Spirit Competition, 2011: Gold (Best In Class)International Wine & Spirit Competition, 2010: SilverInternational Wine & Spirit Competition, 2009: SilverInternational Wine & Spirit Competition, 2008: Silver
Notes
Ownership: Suntory
Critic Scores & User Ratings are based on an aggregated international Global Wine Score (GWS).
Yamazaki 12 Yr by Suntory - Item Code: 04851

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The Suntory Yamazaki 12 Year is a Japanese single malt whisky recognized for its “noble” aroma. It comes from Kyoto, old Japan’s capital, which elevates its noble status a notch or two. The Yamazaki 12 Year is often regarded as Japan’s best single malt whisky, but it’s safe to say that whisky connoisseurs all around the world like this award-winning spirit.

Yamazaki Distillery has been producing its Single Malt 12 Year since 1984. Its mash bill is made entirely of malted barley, and it is matured for 12 years in barrels at The Yamazaki Distillery before being bottled and sent to your door.

So, what’s it like to eat it? This golden whisky has diverse smells and is quite easy to drink. Fruity notes like peach, grapefruit, pineapple, and candied orange mingle with spices like clove and orange on the scent. This whisky also contains flavors of rich coconut and tart cranberries, with spicy ginger and cinnamon on the lingering finish.

This is a whisky meant to be savored slowly. Drink it directly from the bottle in a tulip glass or on the rocks with a whisky stone. Mix it with club soda to lend a dash of brightness to its mellow flavour and bring out its oakiness if you’re searching for something effervescent. For a chilled-out finish to your day, mix one part whisky with two parts water.

Broadway Wine N Liquor offers a terrific bargain on Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt Whisky, which you can have delivered to your door or picked up in store.

Yamazaki is a legendary whisky brand. People murmur in whispers about Suntory’s Yamazaki distillery’s offerings. For many, the famed sherry casks, the Yamazaki 12 Year, the Mizunara casks, and others have all achieved mythological status – and have become unachievable for the majority. Suntory introduced the Yamazaki 55 year earlier this year, the oldest whisky ever produced in Japan, with a selling price of $27,500. While it may seem ridiculous to spend the equivalent of a nicely equipped Toyota Camry on a bottle of whisky, given that a bottle of Yamazaki 50 year recently broke the auction record for Japanese whisky, some may consider it a terrific deal. That bottle sold for nearly $300,000 at the end of the auction. Regrettably, the Yamazaki 55 year was only available to Japanese citizens and was sold through a lottery method.

However, as previously stated, as demand for Japanese whisky has soared, production has struggled to keep up. This has affected Suntory and its distilleries in Yamazaki, Hakushu, and Chita. Suntory has lost its age declarations, allocations have dried up, and blending has become more vital than ever. What about the Yamazaki 12 year entry, though?

Taste: Toasted Gold in color

Nose: This whisky has a fruity aroma. Pineapples, coconut, vanilla, and large floral notes dominate the nose. With a little acidity and wisps of toasted wood, it reminds me of a sweet fruit tart. While this nose has a lot going on, it isn’t particularly large or bold. It’s a delicate scent that entices you back in for a closer look.

Palate: Subtle, complex, and elegant on the palate. It all starts with honey and vanilla bean from Tahiti. Then there’s a slew of huge, luscious fruits like melon, pineapple, and coconut. Around the midpalate, the tropical flavors appear, followed by lovely oak and cocoa powder undertones. The mouthfeel is pleasant, having a richer body than Suntory’s Hibiki Harmony. On this pour, the alcohol takes a backseat to the fruit.

Finish: Yamazaki 12 has a waxy finish, medium to lengthy. On the palate, a rush of tropical tastes fades into dried fruits and a hint of baking spice that lingers on the tongue.

Producer Notes: Suntory Yamazaki

Suntory Yamazaki is a Japanese drinks producer that specializes in the production of premium whiskies. The company was founded in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii, who had a vision of creating a unique Japanese whisky that would rival the best Scotch whiskies in the world. The company is based in Yamazaki, a small town located in the outskirts of Kyoto, Japan.

Suntory Yamazaki is known for its high-quality whiskies, which are made using traditional Japanese methods and the finest ingredients. The company’s flagship product is the Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky, which is made using water from the nearby mountains and aged in oak barrels. The whisky has a rich, complex flavor with notes of fruit, spice, and smoke, and has won numerous awards for its quality.

In addition to the Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky, Suntory also produces a range of other whiskies, including the Hakushu Single Malt Whisky and the Hibiki Blended Whisky. The Hakushu Single Malt Whisky is made using water from the Southern Japanese Alps and has a fresh, green flavor with notes of mint and cucumber. The Hibiki Blended Whisky is a blend of several different whiskies, including the Yamazaki and Hakushu whiskies, and has a smooth, mellow flavor with hints of honey and vanilla.

Suntory Yamazaki is also known for its other drinks, including beer, wine, and soft drinks. The company produces the popular beer brand, Suntory Premium Malts, which is a premium lager made using high-quality ingredients. The company also produces a range of wines, including the Tomi no Oka Winery, which is located in the Yamanashi Prefecture of Japan. The winery produces a range of high-quality wines, including red, white, and sparkling wines.

Overall, Suntory Yamazaki is a highly respected drinks producer that is known for its premium whiskies and other high-quality drinks. The company’s commitment to using traditional Japanese methods and the finest ingredients has earned it a reputation as one of the best drinks producers in the world.

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Japanese Whiskey Varieties

Today's hugely successful commercial market for Japanese whiskey, which shares many of the production methods and ingredients with Scots, owes much to Masataki Taketsuru's research. In 1918, this Japanese citizen traveled to Scotland with the intention of studying organic chemistry, but became interested in the production of Scotch whiskey. Similar to Scotch whiskey, Japanese whiskey also uses malted barley as a base for fermentation and aging in wooden barrels. However, the commonly used Mizunara oak, instead of French or American oak, gives Japanese whiskey its unique character of spices and citrus fruits. There are several whiskey companies in Japan, but the two most famous and widely available are Suntory and Nikka. Both produce blended and single malt whiskeys and blended malt whiskeys, with their main blended whiskeys being Suntory kakubin and Black Nikka Clear. There are also many special and limited editions available.

Whiskey Varieties

Whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage that is made from fermented grain mash. It is a popular drink that is enjoyed by many people all over the world. Whiskey is known for its unique taste and aroma, which is derived from the type of grain used, the distillation process, and the aging process. There are many different varieties of whiskey, each with its own unique flavor and character.

One of the most popular types of whiskey is Scotch whiskey, which is made in Scotland. Scotch whiskey is made from malted barley, water, and yeast, and is aged in oak barrels for at least three years. There are two main types of Scotch whiskey: single malt and blended. Single malt Scotch whiskey is made from 100% malted barley and is produced by a single distillery. Blended Scotch whiskey, on the other hand, is made by blending different single malt whiskies together.

Another popular type of whiskey is Irish whiskey, which is made in Ireland. Irish whiskey is made from a blend of malted and unmalted barley, as well as other grains such as corn and rye. It is aged in oak barrels for at least three years. Irish whiskey is known for its smooth and mellow flavor, which is derived from the triple distillation process that it undergoes.

Bourbon whiskey is a type of whiskey that is made in the United States. It is made from a mash that contains at least 51% corn, as well as other grains such as rye, wheat, and barley. Bourbon whiskey is aged in new, charred oak barrels for at least two years. It is known for its sweet and smoky flavor, which is derived from the charred oak barrels.

Canadian whiskey is a type of whiskey that is made in Canada. It is made from a blend of different grains, including corn, rye, wheat, and barley. Canadian whiskey is aged in oak barrels for at least three years. It is known for its smooth and light flavor, which is derived from the fact that it is typically blended with other spirits.

There are many famous brands of whiskey, each with its own unique flavor and character. Some of the most popular brands of Scotch whiskey include Glenlivet, Macallan, and Lagavulin. These brands are known for their rich and complex flavors, which are derived from the aging process and the type of oak barrels used.

Jameson, Bushmills, and Tullamore Dew are some of the most popular brands of Irish whiskey. These brands are known for their smooth and mellow flavors, which are derived from the triple distillation process that they undergo.

Jack Daniel's, Maker's Mark, and Jim Beam are some of the most popular brands of bourbon whiskey. These brands are known for their sweet and smoky flavors, which are derived from the charred oak barrels that they are aged in.

Canadian Club, Crown Royal, and Seagram's are some of the most popular brands of Canadian whiskey. These brands are known for their smooth and light flavors, which are derived from the fact that they are typically blended with other spirits.

Whiskey is a great drink for many reasons. It is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed on its own or mixed with other ingredients to create a variety of cocktails. Whiskey is also a great drink for socializing, as it is often associated with good times and good company. Additionally, whiskey has been shown to have some health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke when consumed in moderation.

About the Producer: The Yamazaki

Yamazaki is Japan's oldest single malt factory, founded in 1923 by Suntory founder Shinjiro Tori. Located in the idyllic Yamazaki Valley, between Osaka and Kyoto, master distillery Masataka Taketsuru chose this place for its cleanliness. local water - and this is confirmed by the pragmatic thorium because of its proximity to two important markets. There is a direct train from downtown Kyoto that takes about 30 minutes (the journey from Osaka is a little longer), and the distillery offers audio-guided tours in English and French for tourists learning the secrets of Kyoto stations. Japanese train. a figure in the Japanese whiskey industry. After studying organic chemistry at the University of Glasgow, he worked in the Scottish whiskey industry before returning to Japan. After helping to establish Suntory whiskey, Torii opened his own distillation business in Yoichi, Hokkaido. This company later became Nikka, another major whiskey producer in Japan. The Yamazaki distillery contains 12 still distillers and produces a variety of spirits of various ages and finishes, and also provides a malt base for blended Suntory whiskeys. Unlike the typical Scottish distillery, which produces a "base" style that is aged for different periods in different woods, Yamazaki is different batches of whiskey, blended for six months before bottling. Year Old and Yamazaki is one of the best selling Japanese single malt whiskeys, accounting for 60% of the domestic market. He was successful abroad, gaining recognition from various sources. In a 2015 Whiskey Bible, Jim Murray named the 2013 Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Keg his Whiskey of the Year, and Yamazaki has consistently won medals in the International Spirits Challenge.

Review Highlights - Yamazaki 12 Yr by Suntory

4.7 / 5
82 Total reviews
91% Would order again
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