Yamazaki 18 Year Old

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Winner of numerous competintion. Rich, great balanced whisky.

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Aroma: sprity one, lots of oak in the first notes. Then vanilla comes with quince, orange peel and different nuts.
Palate: lots of wood and tannis. Then comes soe toffee, fruits, some herbs and black tea.
Poskonis: bit dry, with tannins. Zesty and spicy. Comments: great whisky, complex and rich. But I had side to side comparison with Yamazaki 12 YO. I can not see such a big quality jump to pay the price difference. In this price level there are so many choices. Anyway, it is whisky of greatest quality.


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