The nose of Yamazaki 18 Year is quite thick and resinous, there is a pleasant oiliness with zesty citrus and peels and a hint of sherry. Plenty of oak and orchard fruits. The palate is of medium-body with green notes and an earthen note, plenty of wood resin and a floral character with zest and sherried peels. The finish is of good length with fruit and zest.
Crafted by Japan's first and oldest malt distillery, Yamazaki® 18 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky is an award-winning single malt. It pours a dark amber color and features scents of sherry with notes of smoke, dates, vanilla, apricot and Mizunara (Japanese Oak). Liquor connoisseurs appreciate the multilayered taste of this Yamazaki Japanese whisky with notes of dark fruits like blueberry, strawberry jam and dark chocolate, along with subtle traces of honey and malt. The drink gradually unveils other layers of flavors, including raisins, oranges and sherry, giving it extra depth and complexity.
A rich and sophisticated whisky, the Yamazaki liquor has a spicy and smooth finish with lingering hints of chocolate and espresso. Pair this bold spirit with grilled Japanese Wagyu beef, seasoned only with salt and ground black pepper, for a fine meal that showcases the best in both — the food and the liquor. This whisky amplifies the umami and grilled flavors of the expensive meat cut.
-The Yamazaki single malt whisky is a Japanese liquor
-Features a complex taste with aromas of dark fruit and Japanese Oak
-Pairs well with meaty fare, especially Japanese Wagyu beef