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YOICHI 10 YEAR OLD
Single Malt, Japan / Hokkaido, 70cl, Ref: 15643
This single malt is a blend of bourbon casks, new oak casks and sherry casks seasoned and reworked on-site at the distillery. Yoichi 10 Year Old was voted “best of the best” by Whisky Magazine in 2001, a symbol of recognition of Japanese whisky on an inte
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AwardsSilver Medal, International Spirits Challenge 2013 Silver Medal, International Spirits Challenge 2012 Best Blended Japanese Whisky 12 years and under, World Whiskies Awards 2011 Bronze Medal, International Spirits Challenge 2008 Silver Medal, Internationa
- Appearance : amber with glints of old gold.
- Nose : firm. Marked by burnt wood and spices (pepper). Fruity (apple, apricot) on a background of malted barley and menthol freshness.
- Palate : full-bodied, vanilla. Heady florals (iris, lavender). Perfectly-integrated woodiness transcends the fruity aspect (apricot, raisins).
- Overall : long, complex, revealing remarkable balance between woody, fruity and floral notes.
- The brand
“Best Single Malt in the World” This highly prized World Whiskies Awards title has been picked up twice (2002 and 2008) by a Yochi single malt. Such recognition was a shock for the Scottish distillers, and a revelation for many whisky fans. The Yoichi distillery, one kilometre from the Sea of Japan, produces a whisky with salty, slightly medicinal notes, not unlike its Scottish cousins from the Isle of Islay. Yoichi has its own cooperage, and takes particular care in the selection of its barrels, made on site from new oak, a practice that has become rare in Scotland. Find out more
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