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Nikka
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  • Distillery:

    Yoishi, Miyagikyo

  • Company:

    Nikka Whisky Distilling Co

  • Cask Maturation

    First fill and refill new American oak cask

  • Cask finish

    A few months of marriage before bottled

  • Strength

    51.4% ABV, Cask Strength

  • Note:

    Best whisky of the year 2007, 2010 World Whisky Awards

  • Price

    35

  • Country:

    Japan

  • Region

    Hokkaido

  • Website:

    nikka.com

  • Type:

    Double matured Blended Whisky

  • Blend:

    Malt and grain whisky

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Volume:

    50cl

Very good
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Taste note

  • Colour:

    Deep Gold

  • Nose:

    Citrus, orange peel with lots of vanilla and caramel. Toasted wood, cappuccino with mokka. Hints of cinnamon and dark chocolate.

  • Palate:

    Complex but smooth, full bodied and lots of depth. lots of caramel, toffee, vanilla, dark chocolate, nutmeg and some spices and hints of smoke.

  • Finish:

    Long delicious creamy finish with caramel toffee candy and dark chocolate. Hints of spices and smoke.

  • Conclusion:

    This blended Japanese whisky is something you have to try for yourself to experience. It's strong but smooth creamy texture and depth and full body makes you want to explore more of this great whisky. I know why its got the award for best blended whisky of the year 2007 and 2010.

Flavor profile

Spice

Spice

Smoke

Smoke

Citrus

Citrus

Sweet

Sweet

Wood

Wood

Rich Fruits

Rich fruits

Other aromas

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