Recently, the annual prestigious World Whiskies Award was held, organized by the authoritative magazine WHISKY.
The most famous representatives participated in the struggle for the title of the best whiskey, as a result of which the victory went to the Japanese whiskey Yamazaki 1984.
What is this whiskey and who produces the best malt drink in the world?
The first distillery in the history of JapaneseProduction of whiskey was built in 1923 by the entrepreneur Shinjiro Tori in an area surrounded by bamboo forests. The mild climate and spring water allowed Santorie to create whiskeys with a delicate, delicate and complex taste. It was on this whiskey that the modern winner of the contest for the best whiskey - Yamazaki 1984 was created, which well reflects the country's production traditions.
The Santori company carefully selects malt spirits from a huge variety of malt distillates.
To date, the company's products are part of theA certain group, where, in addition to it, there are five leading world manufacturers of whiskey - Irish, Scots, Americans and Canadians. The single malt whiskey of Yamazaki 1984 is based on malt spirits, which are produced exclusively in one, year-proven place. In addition to Yamazaki 1984, Santory also produces blended Hibiki whiskey, made from a mixture of cereals and malt spirits. Thanks to its unique recipes, Santori made its products known not only in Japan, but all over the world.
All about the best whiskey in the world. And how did they choose him?
Yamazaki whiskey 1984 was first released in 2009Year in very limited quantities and today is a drink of rare bottling. Currently, in Europe there are only two hundred bottles of Yamazaki 1984, and in the United States of America - only three hundred bottles. The winner of the World Whiskies Award is collectible and prestigious alcohol, which is highly appreciated by lovers of high-quality whiskey with a multifaceted taste.
In the US, one bottle of this single malt whiskey is sold at a price of $ 600 per bottle.
Interesting Yamazaki 1984 lies in the fact that inThe composition of whiskey, poured at 48% alcohol, contains a certain amount of alcohols that have been aged in unique barrels. The latter are made from a Japanese valuable oak called "Mizunara", through which Yamazaki 1984 has a heavy sherry flavor, perfectly combined with the original dry notes of spices and resin.
At the heart of Yamazaki 1984 lie juicy fruitTaste sensations of toffee and molasses. The versatility of this whiskey is represented by shades of sweet ripe fruit, selected raisins, vanilla, blackberry jam with mint notes, as well as noble skin and nuts. The notches of the Japanese oak mizunar show up in live shades of spices and a resinous warming aftertaste.