Whisky Review: Chita Distillery 知多 Special Edition

Style: Liqueur and Herbal Nose: Sweet pear drops come with a touch of meatiness, or maybe that’s the scent of dry husk? Nosing can be challenging in an Izakaya bar. Signature grain dryness, the sweetness has a decent depth, finishing with refreshing light orange citrus, dried apricots. Palate: Adorable, silky entrance. Sweet caramel fudge carries…

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Whisky News & Review: The Chita 知多 Single Grain Whisky

The House of Suntory, one of Japan’s largest whisky producers, is welcoming The Chita, a delicate new whisky which has landed Australia last month. The Chita is the first single grain whisky from the House of Suntory, and originates from the Chita peninsula in Japan’s seaside Aichi Prefecture. Fourth House of Suntory Chief Blender Shinji…

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Whisky Review: SMWS G13.1 Chita “A Complete Revelation”

Style: Sweet and Peppery Nose: A sweet and spicy opening. Incredible amount of white pepper scattered with herbal and minty side touches. Solid sweetness anchor nicely in the middle, caramelized bananas and mandarin citrus. Going slightly creamy, delicious vanilla marshmallows and white chocolate. Chalky oak slowly emerges towards the end. Massive and immensely enjoyable nose.…

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