Super Nikka

Super Nikka

One of Nikka’s classic brands in Japan, the Super Nikka has been a top seller there since its introduction in 1962, in honour of Rita Taketsuru who passed away the previous year. This blend provides a subtle harmony of fruit with light peat and sherry cask notes.

Technical information:
Alc. — 43%
Vol. — 70cl
Category — Blended Whisky
Distilleries — Miyagikyo & Yoichi

COLOUR

burnished gold with orange hue.

NOSE

Elegant and round. Evokes successive notes of sage, Mirabelle plums, and Russian leather. Subtle oak and spice (cumin) evolve towards floral notes (lilac, lavender).

PALATE

Lively, vibrant. A mellow core (lavender honey, almond milk), ash, vegetal notes (malted barley) seasoned with a pinch of salt. Notes of marshmallow and violet.

FINISH

mellow, soft. A light smokiness accompanied by freshly cut grass. Anise-flavoured, with beautiful layers of yellows and greens.

Recommended Serves

Straight, on the rocks, or highball/mizuwari.

Food Pairings

Salty snacks.

World Whiskies Awards

Best Japanese Blend No Age Statement (2015, 2013)

International Spirits Challenge

Gold Medal (2015, 2008)
Silver Medal (2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009)

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