Nikka From The Barrel

Nikka From The Barrel

Blend of a grain whisky and Miyagikyo and Yoichi single malts, Nikka From The Barrel embodies the expertise of the Nikka Whisky blenders.
Intense and generous, powerful yet controlled, this ambitious high-proof blend is recognised for its originality. It dares. It captures the senses. It imposes its own style.

Technical information:
Alc. — 51,4%
Vol. — 50cl
Category — Blended Whisky
Distilleries — Miyagikyo & Yoichi

COLOUR

Copper with gold hue.

NOSE

Refined and complex.
Floral (lilac), fruity (apricot), spicy (clove) and leathery.

PALATE

Powerful, firm.
Spicy (pepper), oaky flavours evolving on ripe fruits (peach), caramelised apples and flowers (honeysuckle).

FINISH

Long and complex.
Ripe fruits (prune, peach) on a background of oak-infused vanilla notes.

Recommended Serves

Straight, on the rocks, highball / mizuwari or cocktails.

Food Pairings

Foie gras, mushrooms (oyster mushrooms), chocolate pie.

World Whiskies Awards

Best Japanese Blended Whisky (2009)
Best No Age Japanese Blend (2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010)
Best Japanese Blend 12 and under (2008, 2007)

International Spirits Challenge

Trophy (2015)
Gold Medal (2014, 2013, 2012)

GIFT PACKS

Nikka From the Barrel
+ 2 shot glasses

Nikka From the Barrel
+ flask