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Chita Suntory Whisky

Overall rating
79.28/100
votes
163
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
White Oak, Spanish Oak, Wine Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
4901777286177
Added on
17 Oct 2016 12:51 pm by Hakkkie

Average value

€ 58,72

8 × in wishlist

163 × member ratings

535 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Chita Suntory Whisky

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.28 points

  1. Bam scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    Sweet and boring. The oak is barely noticeable.
    • Nose
      A light sweetness determines the first nose, sweetened cereals, vanilla, cinnamon, a lot of malt, brown sugar and honey. Then slightly florale with some bright fruits, yellow apples and pears, as well as apricots and pineapple.
    • Taste
      Easy onset, silky mouthfeel. Still a very light sweet, malt, vanilla, honey, popcorn. Remove pear, and some cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Very short, immediately after swallowing he is gone. Only a subtle alcoholic / peppery feeling remains.

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Tasted this whisky at Story Tellers: Tasting Whisky in January 2018

    Fruity, flowers, honey and grains
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. nijam01 scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    Pleasant suprise! Good mellow summer dram. Fruity and bit sweet. Some cereals in the mix. Don't know why, but works perfectly alongside some lager beer. Excellent bottle for summer picnics. Great value for the relatively modest price.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. mandragoru scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Quaffable, well-engineered japanese single grain.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      78 78

  5. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    It is well iodized, fresh, cereals are light, as airy. It's subtle. On the palate, vanilla, a finish that looks on herbs, an ounce of bitterness. I find this not bad at all.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. ARDBERG scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I expected nothing and was positively surprised. Better than some much older scotch grains that I have tasted.
    The grain note is relative subdued by a pleasant sweetness. Good summer dram of which you'd need to take a good sip and chew well, other wise you might miss it.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. jankes scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      75 75

  8. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    C: Likely a 3/4yo grain with a number of different cask types used. The result is a fairly plain yet well formed and faultless spirit with a desirable enough mouthfeel - one ideally more suited for cocktails than for sipping.

    Scores a D[+]

  9. baldandbeardy scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      77 77

  10. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    That was nothing. Young, thin, partly sprightly grain; The three varieties of grape and three types of barrel may look nice on the packaging, but not the whiskey better. After all, not quite as subterranean as the Haig Club (the David Beckham memory Grain from the blue perfume bottle), may go down well in the summer with a lot of ice on Ex. Buy and recommend I would not synonymous for 20 ¬, but 40-50 ¬ are already heavily exaggerated. (according to the notes of 2cl still half left - that means something)
    • Nose
      something spicy, similar to cinnamon, but "lighter", between cinnamon and sawdust, artificial honey, vanilla, some solvents
    • Taste
      first simple-sweet-tasty (vanilla, caramel, popcorn), you do not swallow fast enough, it's then woody bitter (exhausted 10th-fill barrel), quite thin
    • Finish
      woody, luckily not too long

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