Japanese Whiskies have been produced in several variants of blended whiskies, malted whiskies and grain whiskies. The production of Japanese whiskey started approximately in 1870, with the first batch of production in 1924. The first Japanese whiskey distilled is the Yamazaki. Comparing to the western practice in brewing delicious drinks, the Japanese beverages defines a distinct traditional culture in it’s taste.
The Nikka 12 Year Old Blended Whisky
The Nikka 12 Year is a product of two distilleries from yoichi and miyagikyo. The 12 year old is a perfectly balanced drink from Nikka. The Japanese whiskey is produced in a sleek bottle designed with a neckline from Kimono.? The beverage unveils a green apple freshness, rich fruitcake spiciness, butterscotch and slight green peppercorn punch taste while the glass remain empty.
- Country : Japanese Whiskey
- Brand : Nikka
- Bottler : Nikka
- Age : 12 years
Nose : Sleek and defined with a well balance of fruits, malted barley, beeswax and spices(nutmeg and cinnamon). The nose evolves on softer fruit and herbal (mix of moss, lichen) notes with a? amalgamate of citrus aromas of orange and lemon.
Palate : Full of life and serene at the same time. Use of dark chocolate provides backbone of mouth watering sharpness of taste. On the end, malted barley extends to earthier notes. A fresh taste of mixed fruits (apple, mirabelle, greengage and pear). On the other hand, the air, honeyed and floral notes of lilac, lilly from the valley) makes a fine appearance.
Finish : Long and sauve. At the start, coconut milk and red berries (a mix of strawberries & raspberry) spreads across the palate. Advancing forward, the candled fruits (pineapple, clementine) accentuates the pleasant freshness, while the retro olfaction is marked by the the tobacco and liquorice annotations. The empty glass marks the glimpse of varying floral.