NIKKA Nikka Yoichi Single Malt Japanese Whisky 70Cl 45%


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Discover the embodiment of Nikka’s inaugural distillery expertise with the Yoichi Single Malt Whisky. Reflecting the genuine essence of its origins from 1934, this whisky has been crafted in the pristine surroundings of Yoichi in Hokkaido, handpicked for its uncanny semblance to Scotland's atmospheric conditions. This single malt whisky boasts of invigorating peaty tones and a distinct smokiness, attributes given life by the traditional direct coal-fired distillation method. Furthermore, a subtle hint of brine, a gift from the seaside breezes during its maturation, adds another dimension to its character. For those keen on an audacious and potent experience reminiscent of the very foundations of Japanese whiskey-making, the Yoichi Single Malt Whisky stands unparalleled. With an impressive ABV of 45%, it's perfect for those seeking intensity both in flavour and spirit. Dive into an odyssey of rich whisky heritage. Purchase online or in-store now.

ABV: 45%

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In the world of whisky, few parallel the majestic journey of Japanese whiskies. And in this realm, the Yoichi Single Malt from Nikka distinctly shines, bearing the soul and legacy of Japan’s whisky-making heritage.

Appearance: A glance at this exquisite whisky promises a deep, enriching experience. Its hue, a blend of amber and golden sunrise, beckons the observer with grace and allure.

Aroma: As it meets the nostrils, the Yoichi Single Malt unveils its layered narrative. There's the undeniable presence of peat, reminiscent of Scotland's foggy moors, followed by an assertive smokiness, a testament to its coal-fired distillation roots.

Flavour: On the palate, this whisky truly comes alive. The boldness, characteristic of the Yoichi profile, is evident. The pleasant peaty undercurrents, coupled with the distinctive smokiness, weave a rich tapestry of flavours. And just when you think you've uncovered all its secrets, a subtle briny note, reminiscent of the gentle sea breezes of Hokkaido, adds another layer of depth to its profile.

Mouthfeel: Robust yet harmoniously balanced. Every sip offers a dance of flavours, textures, and sensations, leaving a lingering warmth and a longing for yet another taste.

For optimal appreciation, this whisky can be consumed NEAT, letting its natural character shine. If you prefer a mellowed experience, ON THE ROCKS is the way to go. And for those who love experimentation, incorporating it IN A COCKTAIL can lead to delightful discoveries.

Nikka Whisky Distilling Company is a name synonymous with unparalleled whisky craftsmanship. Founded in the early 20th century by the visionary Masataka Taketsuru, Nikka is the culmination of Scottish traditions and Japanese precision. His pilgrimage to Scotland not only honed his skills but instilled a passion which became the foundation of Nikka.

Offering a spectrum of whiskies, from robust single malts like Yoichi to the elegant and fruity Miyagikyo, Nikka's portfolio is both diverse and impeccable. And it doesn’t end there; the art of blending finds its epitome in creations like "Nikka From The Barrel".

Nikka’s unwavering commitment to quality has bestowed upon it numerous awards and accolades. Yet, its true achievement lies in the joy and appreciation of whisky enthusiasts across the globe.

To the passionate whisky aficionados, the curious casual drinkers, and those just beginning their spirited journey, the Yoichi Single Malt is not just a drink; it's an experience, a story, a legacy. Let it not just be a bottle on your shelf, but a chapter in your whisky anthology. Purchase online or in-store now, and let every sip be a testament to your refined palate.

In the annals of whisky-making, Nikka Whisky Distilling Company stands as a beacon of excellence and dedication. Its roots, dating back to the 20th century, are watered by the passion of its founder, Masataka Taketsuru. His Scottish sojourn laid the foundation for Nikka, creating a perfect amalgamation of Scottish techniques and Japanese artistry. With distilleries in Yoichi and Miyagikyo, Nikka has harnessed the unique climates of both regions, offering a range of whiskies that cater to a myriad of tastes and preferences. Over the decades, its dedication to the craft, coupled with a relentless pursuit of perfection, has solidified Nikka's position on the global whisky stage. Every bottle is not just a drink, but a chapter of a rich, spirited story.


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