Mastaka Taketsuru, Nikka’s founder and the man known as the “Father of Japanese Whisky,” married Jessie Roberta “Rita” Cowan, a Scottish woman who he met when he was studying chemistry and whisky production in Scotland. Their love story is a famous one, inspiring the creation of Nikka’s Deluxe X.O. brandy
Nose: intense floral and spice aromas supported by rich caramel and toffee notes. Fruity aromas of pear and apricot are also evident.
Platate: Rich velvety texture with warming spices and concentrated flavours of stewed fruits, apricot, marzipan, Pedro Ximénez Sherry. Subtle violets and jasmine follows.
Finish: Long, rich, balanced with great complexity, charm, and intrigue
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