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Nikka From The Barrel Japanese Whisky - 50cl 51.4%

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Description

Today, Japanese whiskies are making a name for themselves and shaking up the old hierarchy of premium whiskies around the world.

Their reputation is constantly growing, as they are being discovered by more and more whisky lovers.

Since the year 2000, Nikka has played a major role in this development within Europe. More than just a whisky, Nikka is authentic in style, a true expression of Japanese culture, a mix of modernity and tradition, simplicity and sophistication.

A blend of Miyagikyo and Yoichi single malts with a unique grain whisky, Nikka From the Barrel embodies the expertise of the Nikka master blenders. Intense and generous, powerful yet controlled, this ambitious high strength blend is recognized for its originality.

It dares. It captures the senses. It imposes its own style.

Awards:
2009 Best Japanese Blended Whisky
World Whiskies Awards 2010/11/12/14: Best NA Japanese Blend
2015 Trophy International Spirits Challenge

Perfect Serve: Ginger Highball

50 ml of Nikka From the Barrel
50ml  of ginger ale
2 dashes of aromatic bitters

Tasting Notes

Nose: refined, complex. Floral (lilac), fruity (apricot). Spicy (clove) and leathery notes.

Palate: powerful, firm. Spicy (pepper). Oaky. Develops into ripe fruit (peach), caramelised apple and flower (honeysuckle).

Finish: long. Marine notes and caramel. Ripe fruit (plum, peach) over a wood-vanilla base.