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Nikka 17-year-old - Ceramic

Overall rating
86.89/100
votes
41
Category
Blend
Distilleries
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Tsuru
Stated Age
17 years old
Number of bottles
1500
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
White Ceramic Decanter 鶴
Added on
12 Jul 2015 8:18 am
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 624.36

14 × in wishlist

41 × member ratings

178 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Nikka 17-year-old - Ceramic

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.89 points

  1. huggy bear scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nose:- Breeze of aromatic orchid and sour plum, hay like and wood branches. Citrusy and berries note. Nature charm. Palate:- Tartness of sour fruit entry. Vanilla note emerge along with a
    touch of sweetness. Creamy. vanilla butter cake with dried sour
    fruits.

    Finish:- Warming with pleasant bitterness linger. Gingery heat on throat.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Jeep51 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A delicate nose, that could be described as "feminine", a mouth that makes me think rather of a bourbon. And a nice balance
    • Nose
      Very delicate with floral notes and fresh fruit. Malt, cereals. During aeration, the nose evolves more on honey and a very light wax. Here, it is clearly not the power that is at the rendezvous but rather the lightness and delicacy.
    • Taste
      Nice roundness with toasty notes, very spicy. Very bourbon I find, maybe this side very precise smoke and charcoal still hot. A lot of cereals and malt too.
    • Finish
      More lively, less roundness but still this very delicate smoke and an aspect both saline and bitter. Very surprising.

  4. lichking did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    From official web site:

    This whisky was blended with a well-rounded depth and smooth, refined palate in mind. To this end, a soft but luxuriant type of malt was selected as the key ingredient. This delicate balance, achieved by the Nikka Whisky team of blenders, is imbued with mellowness, sweet balmy freshness and smooth drinkability after 17 years of aging. The elegant expansion of its nose and palate is due to the careful harmonizing of strictly selected raw ingredients.

  5. CineMalts scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

    One of the best Blends i had in my life. 

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