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Overall rating
81.83/100
votes
274
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Z0KOO
Barcode
4901777148963
Added on
24 Dec 2008 9:18 am
Uncolored

Average value

€ 370,41

48 × in wishlist

274 × member ratings

948 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Yamazaki 10-year-old

41 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.83 points

  1. Albaron scored this whisky 81 points Specialist

    Seems a bit old school, the nose is okay, in the mouth, the alcohol is quite poorly integrated despite only 40% and somewhat flat in the flavors. There remains an artificial taste at the end. Reminiscent of a blend. A decent whisky, but nothing more.
    • Nose
      very oily, slightly sprittig, a lot of solvents, dried fruit in the direction of raisins and plums, malty, a little sherry, oranges, juicy raisins and cane sugar, a touch of leather
    • Taste
      strong, malty, oranges, slightly sourish, a few raisins, a brown cane sugar note, also oily in the mouth, at the end also pepper and chilli
    • Finish
      The heat decreases and then it stays bitter and slightly sour, at the end a few tannins, very dry and also somewhat artificial

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A wonderful standard from Japan, which shows why the Japanese grew up in the subject of whisky. Amazing oak for 10 years
    • Nose
      very beautiful, elegant, bright ripe fruit and a beautiful oak note that carries light bourbon elements .. vanilla, spices. Mild and delicious, very Japanese.
    • Taste
      mild, but quite peppery, the oak spice dominates, tends slightly into the mentholig sour, sweet ripe fruit frolicking in the background.
    • Finish
      Vanilla, oak, sweetish tart, almost a little bit smoky, without peat. The oak has that say, yet mild.

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Really good standard from Japan, for 45-50 euros the bottle I would think it over. ;)
    • Nose
      He has beautiful apple notes, elegant, some cognac-like, floral, violet, sweet honey, toffee, lavender oil, some chamomile tea, hints of citrus, hibiscus
    • Taste
      The honey returns, very silky and elegant on the go, sweet malt, hibiscus tea, light grapefruit notes, red apple, thyme, hints of anise, toffee, chamomile, some white pepper, oak
    • Finish
      Oak, the teen stay, sweet malt and grapefruit peel, medium length

  4. whiskyd scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      77 77

  5. jankes scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  6. larswehmeier scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very floral. Reminds me of the Hibiki Japanese Harmony.
    • Taste
      A lot of vanilla. Very sweet on the tongue.
    • Finish
      Flowery again on the finish.

  7. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:
    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2012/10/30/yamazaki-10-yo-ob/

  9. Daan Tje scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  10. Sandman scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Pear, pineapple, banana, citrus, raisins, roses, perfume, touch of glue, toffee and chocolate
    • Taste
      Greasy, cherry, light pepper, oriental spices, brown sugar, dried fruit, chocolate, liquorice and orange
    • Finish
      Medium, sweet fruit, chocolate touch of pepper and citrus zest

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