Yamazaki Bourbon 2012 Bottling Note
In 2012 Yamazaki decided to release de-construct their Japanese Single Malt Whisky so you can appreciate the various types of casks used to make their award-winning malt. This bottle is the Bourbon cask matured Yamazaki, everything in the bottle was matured in Bourbon casks, usually the whisky would be blended with malt from ex-Sherry and Mizunara casks to create the signature Yamazaki style.
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.