NIKKA Taketsuru Pure Malt 43%

NIKKA Taketsuru Pure Malt 43%

Blended Malt Whisky, Japan, 70cl, Ref: 18114E

A tribute to Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whisky and founder of Nikka, this pure malt whisky is a blend of casks hailing from Nikkas two distilleries in the north of Japan: Yoichi and Miyagikyo. To achieve this level of balance and complexity, Nikkas master blenders rely on a large variety of whisky styles, combining the fresh and fruity notes of youthful whiskies with the rich, evolved character of older ones, aged for a large part in ex-sherry casks.TASTING NOTEAppearance: gold with pink tinges.Nose: fresh, fruity and inviting. An abundance of white fruits with peach and freshly pressed grapes. Fine patisserie notes of amandine, marzipan and biscuit.Palate: coffee, zan liquorice, toasted oak, coffee grounds and cigars. Confident and uncompromising. Overall: a delicate bitterness that shifts into the slightly more medicinal; camphor, eucalyptus. Fades with liquorice and malted barley.