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Yamazaki 10-year-old

Overall rating
81.82/100
votes
269
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 9:08 am
Uncolored

Average value

€ 365,54

47 × in wishlist

269 × member ratings

917 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Yamazaki 10-year-old

39 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.82 points

  1. whiskyd scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

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

  2. jankes scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  3. 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.

  4. iDea D scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

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

  5. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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

  6. Daan Tje scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  7. 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

  8. Jonathan Kleß scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    It's not a bad, but a very weak whisky at 40%. 

    I found that to be ok with the nose, which is decently complex and balanced, but everything else is just a bit bland and meaningless... 
    • Nose
      A very candied fruitiness with apples, bananas, sultanas, passionfruit, mango, very zesty citrus, some cider, 

      lots of caramel and vanilla, cream, custard,

      herbal with lavender, sage and rosemary, cherry blossoms, 

      mildly soapy and gluey(in a good way), matcha tea(dry), aloe vera, engine oil and a bit of waxiness/honey,

      rye bread, hints of european oak coming through, spicy, coffee, mint, cinnamon, cardamom, peppercorn, curry, some sandalwood

      with time there's some beefstock and other more savory notes aswell

      with water: matchbox, parsley, candied ginger, more fruitcake, gingerbread, salted liquorice
    • Taste
      balanced in taste, but very timid and very thin, ginger, honeyed sweetness, dates, apples, marzipan and vanilla midpalate      

      with water: even thinner, more ginger
    • Finish
      very weak finish, medium length, dates again, raisins, fanta, caramelised orange and lemon, bit of woodsmoke, dying whispers of matcha tea and coffee

  9. Peaty_Nino scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  10. Claudio + Cats scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    The 10s I find disappointing weak. Nobody has taste and power and depth not synonymous. You can draw a long finish. I got this bottle as a present. Returning would be rude, so should drink my rare guests, or the poker club. They do not understand it anyway. The price is grotesque, as expensive as a Bunnahabhain 18yr. (Which is really good). Even against the 12yr. he never gets it. On Neudeutsch: The weak as Kollega with car have less horsepower than yours. Krass expensive for crass tote pants. Have fun until it is flat. The puke because of bad, nothing because of alcohol, man. Fully crass. That no enf .. Emfff ..- emf ... my husband's recommendation. The swill for Füxe.

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