suntory za | 40% ''座''

DETAILS

An old 50ml miniature of Suntory ZA , the first Suntory Japanese Whisky created by chief blender Seiichi Koshimizu. Za has a Japanese style design, and in the middle of the label, the word ”座” , meaning like a smile of a face which brings happy and relaxing moments. “Za” released first time in 1998 and bottled at 40% abv.

FACTS

NOSE

Malty and grassy, with flavours of straw and cabbage leaves coming to the fore, salty in the end.

PALATE

Hints of orange peel and subdued wood spiciness, followed by sawdust and a hint of mint.

FINISH

Medium length finish, with lot of tannic dryness, but at an agreeable level, finally, slightly bitter.

OVERALL

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