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This Nikka Whisky From the Barrel blend is elaborated with grain and malt from Miyagikyo and malt from Yoichi Distillery. Nikka from the barrel is matured in first-fill bourbon casks and is a perfect balance of the Japanese whisky styles.
Colour: Gold. Nose: Floral, fruity and spicy. Palate: Big, spicy and oaky developing ripe and caramalised fruit. Finish: Long with ripe fruit flavours combined with soft oaky and vanilla notes.
The Nikka Whisky Co. was founded by Masataka Taketsuru, who is widely acknowledged as the father of Japanese whisky. The company has two large distilleries and several blending and bottling plants and is now part of the Asahi Group.