Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Yamazaki 10

The entry level bottle of the Yamazaki line. (but I just read there will be a NAS introduced soon for Yamazaki as well as for Hakushu which probably will be younger) The 10yo only comes bottled at 40% vol. in comparison to its older brothers at 43%.

  • Nose: Malaga raisins flowery, a tad alcoholic
  • Mouth: very soft, flowery, grass, slightly sweet
  • Finish: Light, fruity, Apple, short
Comments: It really suffers a bit from the low % vol. I think it would win a lot from 43% or higher. But as it is it just feels a bit too weak. It is very accessible and smooth thou and would be a good beginners dram.

79 points

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