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The "Yamazakura Asaka Single Malt" is celebrated as the "World Best Blended Malt" at the 2022 World Whiskies Awards. This exceptional offering is produced in limited quantities, with just 10 barrels in existence. It undergoes a three-year aging process in ex-Bourbon barrels, retaining its natural colour and remaining non chill-filtered. This single malt features malt whiskies known for their exceptional quality and a commitment to excellence, making it a standout in the world of whisky.

Tasting Note by Sasanokawa Shuzo:
Nose: Citrus, malt.
Palate: Floral, lemon zest, cereals.
Finish: Vanilla, oak.

Yamazakura Asaka Japanese Single Malt Whisky

Product form

Japanese Whisky
70cl / 46%

£124.95

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    Description

    The "Yamazakura Asaka Single Malt" is celebrated as the "World Best Blended Malt" at the 2022 World Whiskies Awards. This exceptional offering is produced in limited quantities, with just 10 barrels in existence. It undergoes a three-year aging process in ex-Bourbon barrels, retaining its natural colour and remaining non chill-filtered. This single malt features malt whiskies known for their exceptional quality and a commitment to excellence, making it a standout in the world of whisky.

    Tasting Note by Sasanokawa Shuzo:
    Nose: Citrus, malt.
    Palate: Floral, lemon zest, cereals.
    Finish: Vanilla, oak.

    Product Specification

    • Type

      Japanese Whisky

    • Region

      Honshu

    • Country

      Japan

    • Brand / Distillery

      Asaka

    • Cask Type

      3 Year Old

    • Age

      Ex-Bourbon Cask

    • Volume / Size

      70cl

    • ABV

      46%

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    Delivery Cost:

    • Orders over £100: Free delivery (Next-Day).
    • Orders under £100: £6.45 delivery fee (Next-Day).

    Next-Day Delivery (for UK orders):

    • Orders must be placed before the 1 PM cut-off time.
    • Orders placed before the cut-off time will be delivered on the next working day.
    • Orders placed after the cut-off time will be processed and dispatched on the following working day.

    Weekend Orders:

    • Orders placed over the weekend will not be dispatched until the following working day. Consequently, delivery for weekend orders will occur on the second working day following the weekend.

    Standard Delivery Time (for specific areas - Channel Islands, Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly, and Northern Ireland):

    • The standard delivery time is two working days for these areas.
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    Unhappy? We offer hassle free 14 day returns and exchanges. Whether it's a late delivery, a damaged parcel, a broken product or if you want to have your order exchanged or refunded, we'll be there to make it a easy process.

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    Eco-Friendly Packaging:

    • Experience top-tier protection during shipping, matching plastic's security levels.
    • Our packaging is eco-conscious: 100% recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable internal fittings made from recycled materials. The outer carton is 70% recycled card and entirely recyclable.

    Packed With Care:

    • We prioritise your satisfaction, meticulously packing each order for optimal condition upon arrival.
    • Our eco-friendly approach doesn't compromise on protection, ensuring your items are safe during transit.
    • Every order is thoughtfully packed by our team to guarantee it reaches you in pristine condition, reflecting our dedication to both product integrity and the environment.

    Sasanokawa Shuzo Distillery: A Testament to Heritage and Mastery

    Sasanokawa Shuzo Distillery stands as a testament to Japan's rich heritage in whiskey production. Established in 1765, originally as a sake brewery, Sasanokawa Shuzo ventured into the whiskey business in 1946, embracing the burgeoning interest in Western spirits in Japan. Nestled in the serene region of Koriyama, Fukushima, the distillery is renowned for its meticulous approach to whiskey-making, incorporating traditional methods that have been passed down through generations. Their portfolio boasts a range of expressions, from the classic, smooth Yamazakura to the more intricate Cherry Whiskey, each reflecting a deep understanding of flavor and craftsmanship.

    Resilience and Innovation: The Hallmarks of Sasanokawa Shuzo

    What makes Sasanokawa Shuzo Distillery truly unique is its resilience and adaptability. Despite the challenges posed by the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the distillery continued its operations, showcasing a commitment to quality and safety. Their dedication to maintaining traditional techniques, while also embracing modern approaches, sets them apart in the whiskey world. This balance of old and new is evident in their products, which embody the delicate harmony of time-honored practices and contemporary innovation, making Sasanokawa Shuzo a distinguished name in the world of Japanese whiskey.

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