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Nikka 'Taketsuru' Pure Malt Whisky Japan

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 Nikka 'Taketsuru' Pure Malt Whisky Japan

We'll keep pounding our fists that Japan is home to some of the finest whisky in the world. This bottling replaces the previous age-statement release. A blend of whiskies distilled at the two Nikka distilleries - Yoichi and Miyagikyo, this malt is a silky smooth delicacy. Aged in new-American oak, ex-bourbon and sherry casks, it has developed notes of leather and cedar that lead into bold fruit and a smooth, caramelized nutty tone on the finish. Get a bottle of the best blended Japanese whisky we've had in a long while!

 
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In 1918, Masataka Taketsuru embarked alone on a long voyage to Scotland where he enrolled at the University of Glasgow and became the first Japanese ever to study the art of whisky making. He later returned and became the first Master Distiller for the Suntory corporation where he aspired to make genuine whisky from Japan. After over a decade of crafting whisky, he established Nikka and built a distillery in Yoichi, Hokkaido, which he had always considered to be the ideal site in Japan for whisky-making, due to its similarities to the Scottish town where he had studied. Today Nikka owns two malt whisky distilleries, however the first built in Yoichi, is widely recognized for its rich, peaty and masculine malt. The whisky gets its distinct aroma and body from direct heating distillation, in which the pot stills are heated with finely powdered natural coal--the traditional method that is hardly ever used today, even in Scotland.

About Nikka
Item Code:
1SNIKNVWH3TA
Proof:
86
Aging:
No Age Statement
Country:
Japan
Mashbill:
100% Malted Barley
Varietal:
Other Whiskey
Appellation:
Japan
% Alcohol:
43.00
Measure:
750 ML BOTTLE

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