Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2016
Added on Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 05:23 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: N/A Type: Japanese
  Vintage: 2016 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 48.00 % Region:
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Member Ratings and Notes
Fuji
 

Nice sherried nose.  Ripe berry, plum and pomegranate.  Yellow daikon radish, incense, leather and wet tobacco.

 

Much of the same on palate.  Has a nice balance with the bitter notes because it isnt too sweet.

 

Dark bitter chocolate and hints of smoke.

 
Ries
 
n: burnt cherries and toasted oak. Deep and fruity with a citrus tang. Has a bit of a musty note of damp forest, and a lot of Tahitian bourbon vanilla.

t: initial is cherry and noir chocolate, with a hint of ginger. Excellent old (almost musty) cask influence. Middle goes to deep black cherry juice and milk chocolate espresso beans. Vanilla wafer and dried green apple. Finish goes pretty dry with that lingering ginger. Very rich and oaky body.  A-
 
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