Nikka 15 Years Old Yoichi 45% NV

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Distillery Nikka
Bottler OB
Serie Single Malt
Bottled for Importé par La Maison du Whisky
Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date Not Specified
Country Japan
Region Japan
Age 15
Cask Type Bourbon, New Oak and Sherry Barrels
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 45
Volume 0,70
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect

Professional reviews

BOW (88)

TASTING NOTE LMDW: Color: amber with pink and copper highlights. Nose: fresh and sweet, it is marked by subtle fruit notes (white peach skin) against a background of oily peat. With aeration, it reveals a very beautiful softness in which are mingled notes of dried fruits (pecan nuts), varnish and dry herbs (hay, tobacco leaf). Palate: unctuous and oily, it evokes precise sweet-salty notes (barley sugar, iodine) .Smooth, it develops on flowers, anise mint, spices (clove, pepper) and chocolate . Final: elegant, it evolves on chocolate (bitter chocolate, mocha), coffee and citrus fruits (orange). It is prolonged, by retro-olfaction, on notes of fresh fruit (white peach).

OTHER (84)

Words of whiksy:

It's in that good but not great category for me. A better finish might have lifted it 2 or 3 more points.
A bit salty to start, maybe too much, but it does get more mild. It has a very warm and creamy mouthfeel. It is bottled at 45 per cent abv, but it tastes like it should be above 50. There is also plenty of spiciness.
A medium finish with again the tiniest bit smoke. Not the best of finishes.

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