Yoichi 15 Year Old
70cl / 45% abv
This Japanese dram from Nikka Whisky is distilled at the Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido. The distillery itself was founded by Masataka Taketsuru, who, along with Shinjiro Torii of Suntory, is credited as the father of Japanese whisky. This expression is aged for 15 years before bottling at 45% abv.
Nose: gentle with light fruits and nuts.
Palate: sweet peat and winter spices with a nutty undercurrent.
Finish: long, smooth and a touch bittersweet.