Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky

Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky

Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky

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Introducing Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky, a masterfully aged expression from the iconic Nikka Distillery. Named in honor of the whisky pioneer Masataka Taketsuru, this exceptional blend is a testament to the artistry and dedication of Japanese whisky craftsmanship.

In the glass, Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year reveals a deep amber hue, hinting at the time it has spent maturing in oak casks. The nose is a symphony of complexity, featuring rich notes of dried fruit, oak, and a subtle smokiness. This aromatic profile sets the stage for a whisky that promises a refined and sophisticated tasting experience.

On the palate, Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year unfolds with a velvety and full-bodied texture. The meticulous blending of malt whiskies results in a harmonious fusion of flavors. Layers of dried fruit, including raisins and apricots, mingle with the warmth of oak, creating a nuanced and balanced profile. The influence of time spent in the cask imparts a gentle smokiness, adding depth and complexity to the overall composition.

The finish is enduring and satisfying, leaving a lingering impression of the whisky's matured character. Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky is a journey into the heart of Japanese whisky tradition, inviting connoisseurs to savor the elegance and depth that define this exceptional expression.

Whether enjoyed neat or with a splash of water to unlock its intricate layers, Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year is a celebration of time-honored craftsmanship. Elevate your whisky experience with every sip of this distinguished Japanese blend. Cheers to the refined and mature character found in Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky.

Appearance:
Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky captivates the eye with a deep and rich amber hue, offering a visual testament to its extended maturation period.

Nose:
The aromatic journey begins with a symphony of complexity, as rich notes of dried fruit take center stage. Raisins and apricots intermingle with the warm embrace of oak, creating a refined and sophisticated bouquet. A subtle smokiness adds depth, promising a tasting experience that unfolds with layers of nuance.

Palate:
On the palate, Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year unveils a velvety and full-bodied texture, showcasing the meticulous blending of malt whiskies. The flavor profile harmoniously balances the sweetness of dried fruit, the warmth of oak, and the gentle influence of smoke. Layers of complexity intertwine, offering a nuanced and balanced expression that defines the artistry of Japanese whisky craftsmanship.

Finish:
The finish is enduring and satisfying, leaving a lingering impression of the whisky's matured character. Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year Japanese Whisky is a journey into the heart of Japanese whisky tradition, inviting connoisseurs to savor the elegance and depth that define this exceptional expression.

Founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, considered the father of Japanese whisky, Nikka Whisky produces a wide and diverse range of whiskies at its two distilleries located in northern Japan: Yoichi and Miyagikyo.
Masataka Taketsuru, known as the father of Japanese whisky, founded the Nikka distillery in the 1930s. Today you can visit the original factory, in Yoichi, a town west of Sapporo, close to Otaru.
The company operates a number of distilleries and other facilities in Japan, including two Japanese whisky distilleries, the Yoichi distillery in Yoichi, Hokkaidō (established in 1934), and the Miyagikyo distillery in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Northern Honshū (established in 1969).
Nikka Pure Malt Taketsuru Japanese Whisky is gentle malt flavor, fruitiness and extremely well-balanced taste make it a perfect entry point into the world of Nikka. Taketsuru's no-age-statement blended malt contains a high percentage of malt from Miyagikyo, with the reminder coming from Yoichi.
The Nikka Black Special is a blend of malt and grain whisky distilled using Coffey column stills. The blend reportedly consists of at least some spirit from Yoichi Distillery and some from Ben Nevis.

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