Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky from Japan 40% 0.7 l
Price per Litre: €66.41/Litre
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Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky from Japan scores with its marriage of Miyagikyo and Yoichi
It is no secret that more and more Japanese Whiskies are currently among the best in the world. One of the most famous manufacturers is the Destille Nikka, which has created the delicious and elegant Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky with pure malt.
The noble brown Whisky bottle is reminiscent of old apothecary bottles decorated with a golden clasp.
Arriving at the nose is a basket filled with juicy fruit that spoil the senses like crisp green apples and fresh peaches. These lovely sounds are almost reminiscent of Asian wines; however should be accompanied by a pleasant malted nuance.
At the tasting of the classic Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky, the spirit unfolds its full power. The fresh fruit once again come to the fore and provides an attractive, sweet feeling in the mouth without any bitterness. In addition the Whisky is refined by creamy caramel and another malty gift again. This pure malt is the perfect introduction to the world of Japanese Whiskies both aromatic and flavorful and always amazes even diehard fans of Scotch.
The finish of the Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky from Japan once again replicates the malty and fruity facets and ensures a smooth, silky finish in the throat.
The creator of the Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky is Masataka Taketsuru who hails from a family of sake brewers dating back to 1733. Taketsuru being the enterprising young man that he was took the opportunity to study the art of Whisky making and chemistry at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Taketsuru took his newly acquired trade back to Japan and secured employment where he had the opportunity to produce the first Japanese Whisky as a master blender. Taketsuru together with his Scottish wife went on and built their own distillery in Yoichi in 1934 and dedicated his life to introducing his countrymen to flavorful authentic Whisky.
The well balanced Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky is a product of two distilleries, namely the Miyagikyo and the Yoichi. The Miyagikyo is a noble and soft single malt Whisky, and the Yoichi is a characteristic single malt. This way Nikka Taketsuru developed a 12 year old Whisky which combines the sweet and malty notes.
Conclusion of the Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky from Japan:
In summary, the Nikka Taketsuru 12 year old Whisky provides the perfect introduction to the world of Japanese Whiskies. Its excellent combination of malted and lovely tones results in a highly regarded end product by friends and lovers of Scottish Whisky.
Furthermore its 12-year maturity phase allows the Whisky enough time to secure an exclusive aroma as well as the best flavor possible.
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