Nikka

Pure Malt White

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 68
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Specifications
Brand: Nikka
Expression: Pure Malt White
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: Iodine,sea breezes,woody (packing crates),coal dust,camphor,mint,rich old-fashioned marmalade; later on -chimney soot and smoked fish.
Palate: Very cooling with gentle spice and pleasant woody notes and a touch of smoke.
Finish: Nuts,charcoal.
Comment: Intriguing and dynamic.
7.8
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Sweet, stewed strawberries, jam with some smoke.
Palate: Orange,cough sweets,eucalyptus and a savoury asparagus-like note.
Finish: Quite long,savoury,smoke at the death.
Comment: Very different,utterly beguiling and cleverly constructed.
7.8
Visit the distillery
Nikka Whisky Distilling Distillery, 5-4-31 Minami Aoyanma, Minato-ku, Tokyo , Japan
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