Nikka Miyagikyo 12

Miyagiko 12

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned By: Miyagikyo / Nikka

Region: Japan

45% ABV

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

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