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Nikka 1991

Overall rating
91.07/100
votes
46
Whiskybase ID
WB6009
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Warehouse #15
Vintage
25.02.1991
Bottled
26.06.2007
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask
Casknumber
129493
Strength
62.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Jan 2009 1:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1150.00

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Whisky Reviews for Nikka 1991

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.07 points

  1. pere scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet spices, dark wood, coffee, dark chocolate, dried fruits, nuts, a hint of oranges, creamy toffee, a bit of grass.
    • Taste
      Intense, pepper, wood, spices, a bit of fruity sweetness, fresh fruits, oak spices.
    • Finish
      Drier spices, wood, dry hay, plum skins, fruity sweetness.

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Varnish dark fruits chocolate bitter orange, very good

  3. sagara-kun scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    An absolutely beautiful dress.

    An absolutely magnificent Sherry. Rare precision and finesse. Despite the power, we have a perfectly balanced dram.
    92/93
    • Nose
      93 93
      What a nose! Not at all aggressive despite the 62%.
      Orange, light grapefruit? Original.
      Wood, dark chocolate and milk chocolate.
      Licorice, cocoa beans, pepper, cloves.
      Black tea, caramel, vanilla. Very light camphor.
    • Taste
      92 92
      In the mouth it evolves on the red fruit. Gooseberry at the head. And the black fruit: blackcurrant, blackberry jam.
      Wood is always present, noble, waxed.
      Caramel, vanilla, cinnamon, pepper. Leather.
      Slight smoke.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long finish on soft caramel. Red and black fruit jam, cooked in a cauldron. Licorice and molasses. Light veil of peat, dry grass.

  4. vredensever scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    The aroma is very powerful: the mountains of dried fruits, resin, wood, bright spices, a little bit of chemist's minerality, chocolate sweets, thick burnt plum jam, dried herbs, tea, tobacco, smoke, smoked, dark chocolate, toasted seeds or kozinak, light wine note. The taste is sweet, bright: dark chocolate, boiled condensed milk, sugar candies, spices (vanilla, hot pepper), burnt sugar, smoked products, dark honey with bitter taste, smoke, lapsang-suhong tea, astringent oak. With a drop of water to become softer and drier, the bitterness intensifies. The aftertaste is moderately sweet, smoked, smoky, astringent, long. Conclusion . The type of barrel is not specified, but, it seems to me that without sherry influence there could not have been. Mighty, noble whisky. Terrific rich and diverse. A noticeable smoke-smoked note simply envelops. This is not an Aylov smoked style, it is an original phenomenon. It does not look like anything! Very cool! Rating: 96 (n24t24f24b24)

  5. wbarchive_350097 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A perfect combination between spices (cinnamon, clove, star anise, ginger), fruits (orange, tangerine, red fruits) and peat (not smoke).Very close to his big brother (#129374).

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