The 12th instalment in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible series, the 2015 edition contains more than 4,700 whiskies, of which 1,145 are new this year has rated The Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry 2013 as 2015 World Whisky of the Year.
The limited edition sherry cask whisky, produced by Suntory, Japan’s oldest whisky distillery, was launched exclusively in Europe last year. Only 18,000 bottles were produced.
This 2013 release of Yamazaki no-age statement single malt Japanese whisky which has been matured solely in sherry casks, released as part of their annual Cask Collection range. The whisky from Japan’s oldest distillery is imbued with intense, fruity aromas and a stunning deep bronze hue.