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Nikka Whisky From The Barrel Whiskey

Vendor Nikka
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Introducing Nikka Whisky From The Barrel, a bold and captivating expression that exemplifies the artistry of Japanese whisky-making. Crafted by the renowned Nikka distillery, this whiskey is a masterful blend of single malts and grain whiskies, carefully selected and combined to create a harmonious and powerful flavor profile.

Packaged in a distinctive square bottle, Nikka Whisky From The Barrel immediately stands out, reflecting the robust and dynamic nature of the spirit within. The label exudes a sense of authenticity, paying homage to the traditional Japanese craftsmanship that defines Nikka's legacy.

On the nose, this whiskey entices with a rich bouquet of dried fruits, toffee, and a hint of spice. The palate unfolds a symphony of flavors, from the warmth of cinnamon and cloves to the sweetness of honey and caramel. The inclusion of malted barley brings a depth and complexity that lingers on the tongue, making each sip a memorable experience.

True to its name, Nikka Whisky From The Barrel delivers a robust finish that is both intense and satisfying. The higher proof contributes to a lingering warmth, allowing the intricate layers of flavor to resonate long after the last drop has been savored.

Versatile and full-bodied, this Japanese whiskey can be enjoyed neat to appreciate its intricate nuances or on the rocks for a more refreshing experience. It also serves as an exceptional base for creating cocktails, adding a distinctive Japanese twist to classic recipes.

Nikka Whisky From The Barrel is a testament to the dedication of Nikka's master blenders, capturing the essence of Japanese whisky in a bottle. Elevate your spirits collection with this bold and flavorful expression that embodies the craftsmanship and innovation for which Nikka is celebrated worldwide.

ABV

51.4%

Tasting Notes

Appearance:
In the glass, Nikka Whisky From The Barrel boasts a deep, amber hue, captivating the eye with its rich and inviting color. The whiskey's viscosity is apparent, creating slow, viscous legs that gracefully cling to the glass, foreshadowing the depth of the forthcoming experience.

Nose:
The aromatic journey begins with a robust and enticing bouquet. A harmonious blend of dried fruits, including apricots and raisins, mingles with a luscious layer of toffee and vanilla. Delicate floral notes dance on the edges, accompanied by a subtle undercurrent of spice, creating an inviting and complex olfactory experience.

Palate:
The first sip is an explosion of flavor on the palate. A bold and full-bodied character unfolds with a symphony of spices, prominently featuring cinnamon, cloves, and a touch of peppery warmth. Layers of sweetness emerge, revealing notes of honey, caramel, and dark chocolate. The inclusion of malted barley adds depth and complexity, contributing to a velvety texture that coats the mouth with richness.

Finish:
Nikka Whisky From The Barrel leaves a lasting impression with its robust and intense finish. The higher proof becomes evident as the warmth lingers, bringing forth a delightful interplay of oak, dried fruits, and a subtle smokiness. The finish is remarkably persistent, inviting reflection on the intricate layers of flavor experienced throughout the tasting journey.

Distillery Information

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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