The Nikka 12 year old
Blend - 43 % - 70 cl
The Nikka 12 year old is the most accomplished expression of the art of blending. For the creation of this blend, the House's Chief Blender has used whiskies aged at least 12 years, which brings an astonishing complexity to the final blend.Read more
The Nikka 12 year old is the most accomplished expression of the art of blending. For the creation of this blend, the House's Chief Blender has used whiskies aged at least 12 years, which brings an astonishing complexity to the final blend. Its aromatic profile, closer to an aged single malt than a blend, is directly influenced by the composition of the blend which emphasizes single malts with a small proportion of grain whiskies such as corn.
The nose is rather fruity (citrus, orange, lemon) at first sight, but it is in fact more complex than it seems with the appearance of spicy notes of cinnamon and nutmeg but also greedy aromas of beeswax, honey, and malted barley.
On the palate, The Nikka 12 year old reveals itself like a symphony orchestra with the greedy notes of dark chocolate as first violin and malted barley as piano. Numerous fruity aromas of apple, mirabelle plum, greengage and pear play the role of string instruments, while the airy floral notes of lilac and lily of the valley play the role of wind instruments. And to give rhythm to the whole, honeyed notes complete the melody of flavors.
The aromatic symphony ends with a long and smooth finish offering a multitude of notes of coconut milk, red fruits, pineapple and clementine combined with tobacco and licorice aromas in retro olfaction.
Product limited to 1 bottles per order.
Details The Nikka 12 year old
12 year old
The brand Nikka Whisky
Founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru just after the construction of the Yoichi distillery, Nikka is today a brand recognized worldwide for the quality of its whiskies.
With its two distilleries Yoichi and Miyagikyo, Nikka produces a very large variety of products allowing the brand to propose a very wide range of whiskies from Yoichi and Miyagikyo single malts to Taketsuru blended malts, including the famous From the Barrel is the flagship.
Japanese World Whisky
Blend of whiskies distilled in Japan completed by foreign whiskies.
Notes of peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, ...
Notes of rose, lavender, lila, orange blossom, geranium, heather, ...
Notes of honey, vanilla, chocolate, caramel / toffee, ...
Your reviews on The Nikka 12 year old
Annabelle B. published the 04/07/2021 following an order made on 15/06/2021
Très bon whisky et la bouteille est superbe.