Chita Suntory Whisky

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Grain
Distillery Bottling
American White Oak, Spanish Oak, Wine Casks
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
26 Jul 2015 2:23 pm by wbarchive_350097

Average value

€ 62.00

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89 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Chita Suntory Whisky

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.92 points

  1. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Has nothing that makes the Japanese often interesting. If you are at the beginning of your whiskey career, it may be fine. Once you've gained some experience, you inevitably wonder why you're wasting your time and liver capacity.
    • Nose
      Alcohol, malt, overripe pear, slightly peach, a bit woody.
    • Taste
      Sweet, spicy, pear, a bit bitter. Hardly any strength.
    • Finish
      Short, unspectacular finish with cereals, light fruit and slight bitterness.

  2. Igor_Gudimov scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      Bold sweet vanilla, cookies and some fruitiness
    • Taste
      81 81
      Vanilla and peach fruit syrup, with slight alcohol bite
    • Finish
      81 81
      Medium, fruity and slightly bitter

  3. sarthur71 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Quite interesting and the prices of 40-45 euros are quite worthy.
    • Nose
      83 83
      rich, rounded; light alcoholic and slight bitterness do not spoil the overall impression; light wine aroma, fruits (peaches), wood.
    • Taste
      84 84
      alcohol is not felt, mainly - sweetness, barely noticeable bitterness of wine, dark tart berries, flowers.
    • Finish
      83 83
      very long, duller than the taste, but just as sweet, wine-berry and malty.

  4. Rody024 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

    Smooth, easy drinking whisky. Quite one-dimensional and on the sweet side. Perfect for a daily dram or as an introduction to ('Japanese') whisky.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Intensity - 7,5
      Richness - 6

      Toffee, marzipan, ethanol, vanilla, caramel and a touch of gingerbread.
    • Taste
      70 70
      Intensity - 6
      Richness - 6
      Slightly coating mouthfeel, although it appeared thin throughout.

      Toffee, gingerbread, vanilla and marzipan.
    • Finish
      65 65
      0-5 seconds.
      Short & simple finish with sweet tones of caramel.

  5. Wolf68 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. TsiAI scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    View Color Eyes: Golden Scent Nose: Cream cake, vanilla, a little fruit vinegar, slightly astringent taste Palate: Fruit juice, syrup, margarine, alcohol end rhyme Finish:/
    Body: light, slightly oily

    Overall: 80/100

  7. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Very pale straw, almost whiter than yellow.

    Spicy. Wood spice, honey, oak, hot grain spirits, rye spice, dill, herbs, cinnamon cookies.

    Green apple, dill, honey, vanilla, oak, spice, sweet and spicy, a bit of sharp grain spirits.

    Honey, vanilla, grain spirit harshness, black pepper.

    With Water:
    Softer, more caramel and vanilla, less harsh spirits.

    Seems to have some rye in there. Pretty interesting spiciness, rather creamy, sweet. There definitely is some harsh grain spirit. I like it, actually, and it would be good for this price if I got 700 ml. No way at this price.

  8. kaljakori scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    For the price it's often available at(sub-40€ on airport discounts), it's a fine dram. Nothing unusual, but certainly different than your basics.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Honeydew melon, mint, other fresh herbs in there too, bit of mellowed citrus.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Very mild, melons, fruits, bit of herbiness.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Medium-short, citric and slightly honeyed.

  9. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  10. brenzie scored this whisky 78 points Newbie

    Nothing especially unusual. I found it very smooth and subtle. Easy drinking.


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