Whisky Review: Taketsuru 21 Years Old Port Wood Finish

Style: Sweet and Silky Palate: Light first touch, feathery texture, citrus lemon and quickly pursued by soft raisin sweetness. A peck of smoke and sourness, then we have tropical fruits and bright coconuts notes. Milk chocolate pudding in the mid-palate as the oak influence begins to play a part. Lovely malt breaks through towards the…

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First Impression: Nikka “Kitagenshu” 15 Years Old

[43%・15 Years Old・Original Bottling] Nose: Very clean and vibrant, rockmelon, watermelon and stone fruits fused together with just a slight edge of earthiness; elegantly rounded. Palate & Finish: Clever and charming, the dram first introduces sweet nashi pears to the picture, not in an overly extravagant manner but in a rather refreshing way.  A hazy…

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