Nikka

Pure Malt Black

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 68
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Specifications
Brand: Nikka
Expression: Pure Malt Black
Type: Japan Whisky / Blended
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Robin Laing
Nose: Beautiful solventy notes of paint box and turpentine;also aniseed boiled sweets and a lady's fur coat on amahogany cabinet. Morphing into porridge with honey;toffee later.
Palate: Syrupy,mouth-filling,warming,fruit punch,chocolate,hint of mint.
Finish: Smooth dark chocolate with a late spicy kiss.
Comment: Warm, cosy, wrap-around dram.
7.8
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Box of over-ripe fruit left in a coal bunker.
Palate: Boiled lemon candy sweets then a savoury hit of smoke and spice.Earthy.
Finish: Sweet and pleasant,with traces of smoke.
Comment: A delicatessen whisky which quietly earns your respect.
6.7
Visit the distillery
Nikka Whisky Distilling Distillery, 5-4-31 Minami Aoyanma, Minato-ku, Tokyo , Japan
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