Nikka Pure Malt Black Whisky
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Nikka Pure Malt Black Whisky

50cl | 43% ABV | Japan

Nikka Pure Malt Black is a wonderful Japanese whisky which is a marriage of whiskies from Nikka’s Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries. This blended malt is smoky, savoury with hints of dried fruit.

The blended combination of whiskies from both of Nikka’s distilleries are married in serval types of casks, these include sherry butts, bourbon barrels and refill hogsheads – enabling stunning intensity and great depth.

Key Flavours

Smoky
Dried Fruit
Peated

About this product

If you think of the distillery's 'Pure Malt' series, the Red very fruity while the White gravitates towards peat. Here, the Black, is the mid point between the two.

Masataka Taketsuru is the founder of Nikka Whisky. He enrolled at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, becoming the first Japanese ever to study the art of whisky-making. Later he returned to Japan and produced the country's first single malt whisky.

In 1934 Masataka opened the Nikka Whisky Co distillery in the town of Yoichi. Later, his second distillery was located in foggy glen surrounded by mountains and at a junction of two clean rivers, by coincidence the name of the river was Nikkawa.

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