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Taketsuru 17 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Taketsuru 17 Years Old

Taketsuru 17 Years Old
Brand
Taketsuru
Expression
17 Years Old
Type
Japanese Whisky ~ Blended
Age
17 years old
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Nikka
Availability
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Dominic Roskrow

68
Nose
Blackcurrant Ribena, tingling and fragrant.
Palate
A surprise – full, grungey,peaty, and spicy.
Finish
Peaty,with that Japanese fungal thing again,and long.
Comment
A savoury whisky to accompany smoked cheese of pickled fish?

Robin Laing

65
Nose
Furniture polish,fabric cleaner,pine forest in the snow.Red apples; winter fruits.Trace of burnt toffee.
Palate
Slightly mouth-numbing,cinnamon; vaguely sweet.
Finish
Nippy sweeties.
Comment
Fresh but tame.
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