Suntory Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2012

70cl / 48%
  • Japanese Single Malt Whisky
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Suntory Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2012
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A very tasty Yamazaki bottled at 48% after extensive maturation in sherry casks. Previous version have been big hits at various whisky awards and this one should continue that tradition.
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Suntory Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2012 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes for CLASS Magazine

    Appearance - Clear, deep teak with burnished bronze highlights.

    Aroma - Blackened raisony burnt fruit cake, dried chocolate, vinous amontillado sherry and subtle clove spice. Faint mint jelly and quince jam.

    Taste - Heavy and bitter sweet with robust but not overly tannic or dry old oak, Christmas pudding, prunes, figs and burnt toffee.

    Aftertaste - Long, burnt dried burnt and lingering mint jelly freshness. Unlike many other sherry whiskies, this takes a splash of water well.

    Rating - 4/5

10 Customer Reviews

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  • 14 October 2013

    @ Anonymous: We occasionally re-use product codes to stop our system from getting cluttered with out of stock items. This is one of those cases. The previous reviews would of been posted in relation to previous versions of this release.

  • 12 October 2013

    I wonder why the comment is in 2009 while the bottle released in 2012...

  • 5 February 2012

    Yamazaki Yummy Cask, 94/100.

  • 16 February 2011

    This is a fantastic, someone bought me a bottle for my birthday, one of the best presents I have ever been given. The smell alone is incredibly delicious, so smooth and very easy to drink. Love it

  • 17 November 2010

    Smooth and sweet whisky, very similar to the 18yo Yamazaki. Sweet nose, quite interesting. Different intensity of the taste compared to its cousin, I found it slightly more subtle. Overall very similar to the 18yo (which I still give an extra mark or two) but one of the best I have tried so far. Highly recommended!

  • 30 October 2010

    Quite impressive. Fans of other Yamazaki or sherried whiskies in general should give this a try. It's pretty distinctive and makes for a nice change of pace. Good price too.

  • 28 October 2010

    Absolut en av mina favoriter. En fantastisk Whisky på alla vis. Perfekt balans och njutning. Ingen som köper den kommer att ångra sig.

  • 4 July 2010

    This is quite simply one of the best whiskies I have ever tried. Absolutely, completely and totally perfect.

  • 13 January 2010

    This one is also a 2009 MMA silver medal winner.

  • 7 December 2009

    Very good Yamazaki-style sherried whisky at a very affordable price!