Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old

70cl / 45%
  • Japanese Single Malt Whisky
Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old
Web Exclusive Price £56.95 £47.46 ex VAT
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A ten year old, elegantly peaty single malt from Nikka's beautiful Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, where whisky is made as it used to be in Scotland with small direct-fired stills and matured in the finest wood the company can find. Bottled at 45% for extra oomph. On the face of it, this is expensive for a ten year old whisky, but it's well worth the money in quality terms.

Age
10 Year Old
Country
Japan
Type
Single Malt

Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Lots of red and dark fruit, almost winey notes, along with smoke and subtle peatiness.

    Palate: Citrus fruit cuts through the weighty malt and peat, joined by rich spiciness. Slightly perfumed note, too, rose-petal like. Lots to think about here, with good texture and balance.

    Finish: Weighty and long lasting, with the spice winning out.

  • Distributor's Tasting Notes

    Nose: A clean fresh fragrance with notes of peat, light smoke and spice.

    Palate:  More light peat with some rounded vanilla and tobacco coming from the oak casks.

    Finish:  Excellent balance between the fruit and oak with some light fruit and flower elements coming through.

6 Customer Reviews

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  • 2 February 2013

    Had no idea this would be one of my favorites when I first gave it a try, but it is so easily drinkable and on my short list of must-haves.

  • 6 January 2012

    It's difficult to understand how a Japanese tenner at this price can be so amazing. It's flawless!

  • 17 July 2011

    Citrus and floral tones with a wonderful, yet not overpowering smokey finish. This will definitely be a repeat buy

  • 24 March 2011

    Fantastic! My favorit. The smoke taste came after a while. Try this!

  • 18 February 2011

    A fantastic whisky, well worth its price. An allrounder to honor any occasion. One of the best 10 yo ever and a must in the daily dram cabinet. "Dangerously drinkable!"

  • 8 November 2009

    Nada que envidiar a un speyside acabado en Jerez (en verdad, supera a muchos de ellos). Joven pero suave y dulce en su justa medida. Un gran whisky