Impressive nose and excellent body is undone slightly by the untidy finish.
Aged 12 Years
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Finely balanced; with assorted citrus notes.
Palate: Warming to the point of spicy. Lots of custardy vanilla and butterscotch.
Finish: Thinly textured. Disappointing.
Comment: Impressive nose and excellent body is undone slightly by the untidy finish.
Nose: Sweet, malty, flowery.
Palate: Crisp. Grassy. Almost herbal.
Finish: Long, perfumy. Parma violet sweets? Becoming drier. Slightly biscuity.
Comment: This was a pioneering malt in Japan, for which Suntory deserve great credit.
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