YOICHI 12 YEAR OLD
Single Malt, Japan / Hokkaido, 70cl, Ref: 625
Founded in 1934 on the island of Hokkaido, the prestigious Yoichi distillery produces single malts with incredible finesse.
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- Appearance : amber.
- Nose : full-bodied. Marked by smoke and grilled bacon. Eucalyptus and menthol. Opens with vanilla and tangy fruits. Honey.
- Palate : firm. Frank with liquorice stick. Notes of burnt wood and toffee.
- Overall : finishes with burnt wood and peat fire.
- 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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