The history of production
The first distillery in the history of Japanese whisky production was built in 1923 by shinjiro tori entrepreneur in an area surrounded by bamboo forest. The mild climate and spring water allowed the company to Suntory to create a whiskey with a delicate, subtle and complex flavor. It was at this distillery and was created a modern winner of the competition for the best whisky Yamazaki 1984, which well displays the production traditions of the country.
The company carefully selects Suntory malt spirits from a huge variety of malt distillates.
To date, the company's products are included in a particular group, where, in addition, there are five has long been the world's leading manufacturers of whiskey – Irish, Scots, Americans and Canadians. Yamazaki 1984 single malt whisky based on malt spirits, which are made exclusively in one proven location. In addition to the Yamazaki 1984, the company also produces Suntory Hibiki blended whiskey, made from a mixture of grain and malt spirits. Thanks to its unique recipes, the company Suntory has made its products known not only in Japan but throughout the world.
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Whisky Yamazaki 1984 was released in 2009 in very limited quantities and today is a rare beverage bottling. Currently, Europe is realized only two hundred bottles of the Yamazaki 1984, and on the territory of the United States of America, only three hundred bottles. The winner of the World Whiskies Award – collectible and prestigious alcohol, which is highly prized by lovers of high-quality whiskey with a multi-faceted taste.
In the USA one bottle of this single malt whiskey is sold at a price of $ 600 per bottle.
Interesting Yamazaki 1984 is that in the blended whisky bottled at 48% alcohol, contains a certain amount of alcohol that has been aged in unique barrels. The last valuable made of Japanese oak called "mizunara", which Yamazaki 1984 has a heavy sherry flavor, perfectly matching with the original dry notes of spices and resins.
The basis of the Yamazaki 1984 are juicy fruit the taste sensations of toffee and molasses. The versatility of this whiskey presents hints of sweet ripe fruit, choice of raisins, vanilla, BlackBerry jam with hints of mint and noble leather and nuts. Notes of Japanese oak mizunara manifest in living hints of spice and resinous, warm finish.