Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2011 No age statement. 48%abv

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Nose: Dry sherry, oak, raisins, dark cherry chocolate, figs, Arnott’s mint slice biscuits, leather, blackberry jam, bran, ginger.
Palate: Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, brown sugar, figs, brazil nuts, leather, a mix of dark jams, mint, dry sherry, bran, oak. Nicely punchy.
Finish: Medium length. An excellent balance of sweet and dry flavours.
Last Word: I’ve had the 2009 and this is a few points better. A superbly crafted whisky.
Rating: 90/100

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