The Yamazaki

1979, Oak Cask

ABV 58%
REVIEWED Issue 26
Specifications
Brand: The Yamazaki
Expression: 1979, Oak Cask
Type: Japan Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 58%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Yamazaki Distillery, 5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka, , Japan
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Very aromatic. Cypress. Beeswax.
Palate: Leafy, bittersweet, kumquats. Very distinctive.
Finish: Fruity, zesty.
Comment: Scores points for its robust distinctiveness.
8.3
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Resinous, bay leaf, perfumed and slightly nutty.
Palate: Clean and quite sweet mixing a good, fairly weighty spirit with a mixed bag of nuts and spices. All pretty dry.
Finish: Quite lifted.
Comment: The wood is a bit too much, but good base spirit.
7.3
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