Distilled/Owned By: Miyagikyo / Nikka
Aged For: 12 Years
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: Ex-sherry
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Color: Amber chestnut, almost the same as the pure malt.
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: A bit of sherry wine, oak, milk chocolate, nectarine, lime, apple, and almond.
Taste: Sherry, apple jam, raisin, orange, sugary and winey.
Finish: Short, with even more fruit and wine.
Thoughts: Very heavy sherry cask influence on this one. The base malt doesn’t really push through enough though.
Score: 77 out of 100