Nikka, Tailored Premium Blended Japanese Whisky (700ml)
Premium Blended Japanese Whisky
Nikka is a story of two very unique distilleries and one very important individual who helped create the Japanese whisky landscape. Founder Masataka Taketsuru is known as the father of Japanese whisky when in 1918 he visited Scotland to embark on his life long ambition to make genuine whisky.He became the first Japanese ever to master how to make it. First hired by Kotobukiya Limited (Suntory) to help build the Yamazaki Distillery in 1923 and in turn produce the first genuine whisky in Japan.
Nikka boast two very different distilleries Yoichi Distillery first produced distillate in 1936 (North) and Miyagikyo Distillery (central) opened in 1969. Nikka have there own bottling plant and also boast one of the largest offerings in Japan.
Released April 9, 2019 the Nikka Tailored is the long-awaited replacement of The Nikka 12 bottling. Although no age-statement, this whisky is exceptionally crafted. Expect big things from Nikka’s new premium whisky offering.
NOSE: Fruity and lively with malty notes of cookies and biscuits, vanilla and caramel
PALATE: Sweet with a firm malt base, gentle sweetness from the Coffey grain
FINISH: Cocoa and dried fruit, the aroma of maple syrup on hot pancakes. Lingering bitterness and spiciness