Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky

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Introducing Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky, a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation that embodies the essence of Japanese craftsmanship. Named after the founder of Nikka Whisky, Masataka Taketsuru, this exceptional spirit is a tribute to his pioneering spirit and commitment to creating world-class whiskies.

Crafted with precision and care, Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt is a perfect marriage of malt whiskies sourced from the two Nikka distilleries: Yoichi and Miyagikyo. The artful blending of these distinct whiskies results in a complex and well-balanced expression that showcases the unique characteristics of each region.

The nose captivates with a rich tapestry of aromas, featuring notes of orchard fruits, delicate floral tones, and a subtle hint of peat smoke. On the palate, a symphony of flavors unfolds, revealing a delightful interplay of sweet toffee, spiced oak, and a touch of vanilla. The finish is long-lasting and satisfying, leaving a lingering warmth that invites contemplation.

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt is presented in an elegant bottle that reflects the brand's commitment to quality and tradition. The label pays homage to the heritage of Japanese whisky, featuring intricate details that tell the story of its creation.

Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for a classic cocktail, Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt Japanese Whisky promises a sophisticated and memorable drinking experience. Elevate your whisky collection with this exceptional expression that beautifully encapsulates the artistry and innovation synonymous with Nikka's legacy.

A lustrous amber hue, reminiscent of polished mahogany, introduces Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt in the glass. Its viscosity creates slow, elegant legs that cling to the sides, offering a visual promise of the rich experience to come.

The initial nosing reveals a captivating interplay of aromas, with a delightful balance between sweet and savory. Orchard fruits take center stage, with notes of ripe apples and pears, complemented by a subtle touch of floral elegance. A waft of soft peat smoke lingers in the background, adding depth and complexity.

On the palate, the whisky unfolds a harmonious symphony of flavors. The sweetness of toffee and honey dances gracefully with the spiciness of oak, creating a dynamic and well-rounded profile. There's a delightful interplay of vanilla and caramel, providing a velvety texture that coats the palate. The influence of Miyagikyo's refined malt is evident, offering a nuanced and sophisticated taste experience.

The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a warm and lingering embrace. A subtle hint of dried fruits emerges, accompanied by a gentle wisp of smokiness that ties the tasting journey together. The aftertaste is a testament to the artful blending of Yoichi and Miyagikyo malts, providing a memorable conclusion to this exceptional Japanese whisky.

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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