Discerning whisky drinkers can look forward to finding a rare gem under the Christmas tree this year, as 21-year-old Yamazakura 963 is offered for sale for the first time outside of Japan. This top-tier blended whisky of the celebrated Sasanokawa Shuzo distillery is available in just a handful of shops in its country of origin and online only at dekantā - the world’s largest online store for high-end Japanese spirits.
The Yamazakura 963 is meticulously blended using a combination of single malt and grain whisky and has been praised for its mellow fragrance and complex flavour. Instead of making a long trip to source a rare gift, international whisky connoisseurs can order this highly sought bottle online from Japanese whisky retailer dekantā and receive their purchase in 3-10 days.
Arriving beautifully gift-wrapped in the Japanese style, dekantā's bottles make unique gifts for Christmas. With their wide selection and worldwide delivery, dekantā offers consumers across the globe the opportunity to savour a rare and distinctive Japanese whisky, whether as part of a relaxing evening, or over dinner with friends and family.
Japanese whisky has recently experienced exponential worldwide sales growth, attracting international attention and awards. Distilled in a similar manner to Scotch, Japanese whisky-making processes are refined to better appeal to the local palate. Non-Japanese drinkers often describe the experience of sampling more sophisticated Japanese whiskies as exotic and seductive.
Consumers who would like to learn more about Japanese whisky should visit the dekantā website, which boasts the most extensive repository of information dedicated to Japanese whisky, including distillery history and tasting notes for each bottle. Bilingual concierge service is available 24 hours a day, providing expert recommendations in both English and Japanese.
Read more about the Yamazakura 963 21-year-old on the dekantā website.