Nikka

34 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 13
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Specifications
Brand: Nikka
Expression: 34 Years Old
Type: Japan Whisky / Blended
Age: 34 years old
Year of bottling: 1999
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Bourbony and rich; over-ripe cherries and wet tobacco.
Palate: Big and fruity and then a surge of oak.
Finish: Wonderfully spicy and mouth filling.
Comment: A whisky of antiquity that has survived many years. Quite excellent.
8.5
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Rich. Powerful, Freshly cut oak.
Palate: Oaky. Sherryish (notice the full, reddish amber colour) Cakey. Marzipan.
Finish: Long. Rooty. Slightly peaty.
Comment: Big and complex. Slightly drying but avoids excessive woodiness.
8.0
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Nikka Whisky Distilling Distillery, 5-4-31 Minami Aoyanma, Minato-ku, Tokyo , Japan
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