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Taketsuru 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.94/100
votes
100
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Pure Malt
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
660 ml
Barcode
4904230006800
Added on
23 Jun 2010 8:10 pm

Average value

€ 167.00

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224 × in collection

Average 4 x 25 rates

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All versions

Category Rating
Nose
20
Taste
21
Finish
20
Balance
21

Tastingtags

14 Notes

SimpleSample
Expert Junior SimpleSample Tasting note
22 Jun 2017 8:54 pm
SimpleSample gave this whisky 89 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose

Frucht...süße...Pfirsich...malz...leichte trockenfrüchte note....minimale würze...tolle nase

Taste

Süß..vanille..mit leichten fruchtanklänge.wieder leichte würze

Finish

leicht bitter mit würze aber angenehm ganz zum schluss nochmal Pfirsich 

Comments

toller malt. etwas teuer aber sehr lecker

Ivynor
Expert Senior Ivynor Note
08 Feb 2017 7:38 pm
Ivynor gave this whisky 80 points

Whisky facile et plutôt agréable à boire, fin, sur le caramel, les agrumes confits, texture légèrement crémeuse. Mais hélas dilué et une finale très courte.

peatbogger
Specialist peatbogger Review note
04 Sep 2016 6:04 pm
peatbogger gave this whisky 82 points
Weighted Rate
82
Nose
82
Initial taste
84
Body
82
Finish
80
Price
82
Presentation
82
peatbogger
Specialist peatbogger Tasting note
04 Sep 2016 6:01 pm
peatbogger gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Amber
Nose

There's something sophisticated and immediately inviting about the nose. Very good ballance of smoke and sweetness.

Soft leather, coffe, a dash of varnish. Gentle vanilla, caramell and fudge.
Taste

Honey, chocolate, and a whole mouthfull of those fat walnuts I love.

Some fruityness and a light spicy feel emerge.
Finish

I find the finish about medium, it's on the sweet side and again with those really nice walnuts.

Comments

Very easy to enjoy.

Will not offend anyone, but stil please the more discerning.
domani
Expert Senior domani Tasting note
25 Feb 2016 12:07 pm
domani gave this whisky 65 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Leicht malzig, ein Hauch Zitrone

Taste

Malzig, trocken, leichte Bitterkeit

Finish

Kurz

Comments

Ein Blended Whisky ohne besondere Eigenschaften - 25.10.2015

smaeksle
Expert Senior smaeksle Tasting note
17 Feb 2015 7:23 pm
Color
Old gold
Nose
Leicht rauchig, ein wenig würzig und gleichzeitig frisch. Ansonsten bekomme ich nicht so viel aus dem Whisky. 

Taste
Auch hier würzig, etwas Lakritz. Auch hier nicht so wahnsinnig komplex. 
Finish
Kurz, hinterlässt etwas Würze. 

Comments

Hat mich nicht überzeugt.

My Collection
Jean-Brice
Expert Senior Jean-Brice Tasting note
07 Feb 2015 5:58 pm
Jean-Brice gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose

Fruité, frais, pommes vanille

Taste

acqueuse

Finish

courte

Comments

bon apéro!

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Igor
Expert Senior Igor Tasting note
23 May 2014 9:42 pm
Igor gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Burnished
Nose

Really mellow in whole. Unveils ripe tropical fruits, fig, sweetish hazelnuts, mild pear, a hint of sweet green pepper maybe, lemongrass oil, passion fruit?, newly chopped firewood. I also picking up some esters reminiscing wood varnish. Multiple layers of diverse aromas bear an appropriate complexity already - on the nose alone.

Taste

Succulent, thick, full, mellow yet again. With soothing green tea notes, jasmine?, herbs, juiciness, slightly honeyed, forest medicinal plants, quinine, cassia bark, pine nuts and dark deep tannins.

Finish

Quite spicy, hot in fact. Peppery, nutmeg, anise, sour mandarin, tangy juicy orange, orange peel zest, lemon rind/-pith, wood bitterness.

Comments
Opinions are like assholes, everybody's got one.
markjedi1
Connoisseur markjedi1 Tasting note
05 Feb 2013 7:51 pm
markjedi1 gave this whisky 79 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

The nose is very light and fruity with a whole bouquet of scented flowers. Very fruity on plum and rhubarb marmalade, apple pie, vanilla and a bit of caramel. Some roasted coffee beans and a whiff of oak. Very clean, almost too clean should such a thing exist.

Taste

The attack is very soft, almost watery, but immediately honeysweet. Apple juice with iced tea, some breakfast cereals and spices. Nutmeg and a pinch of cinnamon. Some nuts now. Dangerously quaffable.

Finish

The finish is sweet, but very short.

Comments

This is an uncomplicated card players whisky from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Mark Dermul - Toshan Man
krystof59
Member Junior krystof59 Note
15 Dec 2012 7:21 pm
krystof59 gave this whisky 88 points
excellent il glisse le long du palais première expérience sur le whisky japonais  mémorable 

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