Taketsuru

17 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 68
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Specifications
Brand: Taketsuru, Nikka
Expression: 17 Years Old
Type: Japan Whisky / Blended
Age: 17 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Blackcurrant Ribena, tingling and fragrant.
Palate: A surprise - full, grungey,peaty, and spicy.
Finish: Peaty,with that Japanese fungal thing again,and long.
Comment: A savoury whisky to accompany smoked cheese of pickled fish?
6.8
Taster   Robin Laing
Nose: Furniture polish,fabric cleaner,pine forest in the snow.Red apples; winter fruits.Trace of burnt toffee.
Palate: Slightly mouth-numbing,cinnamon; vaguely sweet.
Finish: Nippy sweeties.
Comment: Fresh but tame.
6.5
Visit the distillery
Nikka Whisky Distilling Distillery, 5-4-31 Minami Aoyanma, Minato-ku, Tokyo , Japan
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