The spiced wood arrives first then dried cranberries with a lasting muddle of orange marmalade and honey sweetness.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - Deep gold color. Lovely opening aroma is delicately spicy and brown rice-like in its grain intensity. In the mouth, itís dusty dry, softly spicy (ginger), nutty/nougat, cocoa bean-like and succulent. Aftertaste is creamy, viscous and wonderfully nutty. (Mar 2012)
Yamazaki is the first Japanese distillery established 1923. The distillery is situated in the vale of Yamazaki, an area of dense bamboo grooves at the foot of Mt. Tennozan outside Kyoto, Japanís ancient capital and stronghold of traditional Japanese culture.
|'A pioneering malt in Japan, for which Suntory deserve great credit. In its early days, it was rounded and delicate...now it is more intense, confident and elegant. 8/10' Michael Jackson, Whisky Magazine, Oct 2002
|From the magnificence of nature in the Land of the Rising Sun and the subtleties of its varied seasons
From the deep source of its pure waters
From the hands and hearts of its best artisans
Comes a whisky
Born from the Japanese way
Speaking to the soul and awakening our senses,
Taking us back to where it all began.
Suntory Whisky embodies the harmony that exists between Japanese nature and Japanese people.
Suntory Whisky is the fusion of the delicate forces of Japanese nature itself, combined with the passion and precision of the best Japanese artisans.
This unique fusion establishes Suntory Whisky as an art form.
An art form that has been established since 1923.