Insider knowledge: Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel 2012 48.2% whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Japan. If distilled in America the spelling would be Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel 2012 48.2% whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Classic Bourbon cask vanilla with caramel slowly emerging with notes of citrus zest. The vanilla character continues onto the palate with additional notes of wood-spice and stone fruits. The finish lingers with notes of toffee and ground almonds.