Nikka Tsuru 17 Year Old
Whisky Region: Japanese Whisky
NIKKA TSURU 17 YEAR OLD, "Tsuru" in Japanese means "Crane" a bird which is much venerated there, related to longevity and decorative symbol in paintings, celebrations, especially weddings hence the white decorated in an elegant form with the images of these birds.
This whisky was blended with a well-rounded depth and smooth, refined palate in mind. To this end, a soft but luxuriant type of malt was selected as the key ingredient.
Nose: Delicate white flowers and fruit. Creamy and spicy notes.
Palate: Sweet and lively with beautiful aromas of grapefruit and green decitron with a touch of smoke. Nice acidity with a total balance between sweet and savory notes.
Finish: Long, creamy and always balanced. It evolves on beautiful notes of chocolate and peat.