Nikka

All Malt 1989

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 13
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Specifications
Brand: Nikka
Expression: All Malt 1989
Type: Japan Whisky / Blended
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Delicate yet intensely malty.
Palate: Fresh and then sharply intense.
Finish: Late arrival of drier vanilla, oaky tones and Java coffee.
Comment: The best example of an almost unique style of blended whisky.
8.0
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Soft. Malty. Buttery. Hint of cedar
Palate: Sweet. Very creamy and toffeeish, but light on the tongue. Very clean.
Finish: Light. Cedary.
Comment: An interesting idea, and it produces for Nikka a much sweeter style of whisky.
7.5
Visit the distillery
Nikka Whisky Distilling Distillery, 5-4-31 Minami Aoyanma, Minato-ku, Tokyo , Japan
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