Incredibly hard to source in New Zealand, Yamazaki’s Limited Edition 2015 collectors’ bottling is available in very limited quantities.
Created by Suntory Chief Master Blender Shinji Fukuyo, this latest “Limited Edition” bottling from Yamazaki blends several single malts distilled and aged at the Yamazaki distillery. The collector’s bottle features imagery of Yamazaki’s pot stills and the kanji characters for Yamazaki in gold.
Yamazaki Limited Edition 2015 comprises three single malt whiskies, including one aged in sherry casks for more than 20 years, another aged in port wine casks for more than 20 years, and a younger single malt aged in ex bourbon American white oak barrels.
Nose: Sweet mango, strawberries, sweet oak, honey and apples.
Palate: Walnut, green grass and malt, tropical fruit juice
Finish: Very light smoke and very very light peat, fruity, chestnut cream, lingering oak, medium finish.