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Nikka Super Nikka Revival

Nikka Super Nikka Revival Whisky


Blended Japanese Malt Whisky
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One of Nikka’s classic brands in Japan, the Super Nikka has been a top seller there since its introduction in 1962, in honour of Rita Taketsuru who passed away the previous year. This blend provides a subtle harmony of fruit with light peat and sherry notes.


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Nikka Super Nikka Revival Whisky


Blended Japanese Malt Whisky
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94 Licorea

Price:  44,95 €  VAT Included



One of Nikka’s classic brands in Japan, the Super Nikka has been a top seller there since its introduction in 1962, in honour of Rita Taketsuru who passed away the previous year. This blend provides a subtle harmony of fruit with light peat and sherry notes.


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Nikka Super Nikka Revival provides a subtle harmony of fruit with light peat and sherry notes.

In 1918, Masataka Taketsuru embarked alone on a long voyage to Scotland. In this distant land the secrets of whisky-making would be imparted to this young Japanese man, and here he would meet the woman who would become his bride.

Masataka Taketsuru was born in the coastal town of Takehara (now Takehara City) about 60km from Hiroshima City. The Taketsuru family owned a "sake"(Japanese brew made form fermented rice) brewery that goes back to 1733-- and continues to produce fine sake today, in 2004. Taught early that sake making is a painstaking fine art, Masataka studied diligently and trained at university as a chemist, preparing to carry on the family trade.

However, Scotch whisky captured the young man's imagination, as well as the interest of few other enterprising Japanese of that day. He decided to dedicate his life to whisky.

Given the chance to go to Scotland, Masataka enrolled at the University of Glasgow and became the first Japanese ever to study the art of whisky making. He took chemistry courses at the university and apprenticed at distilleries, learning first-hand from craftsmen and receiving training as a blender. Masataka would later become known as a master blender.

In 1920 Masataka returned to Japan with Jessie Roberta (Rita), whom he had married earlier that year. Later joining a company that aspired to make genuine whisky, he succeeded under its employment in producing Japan's first whisky.

Masataka's vision of whisky was formed by his experience in Scotland, and he knew that the right environment was essential. However, it was becoming apparent that in order to produce whisky as he felt it had to be, he would have to become independent.

Thus in 1934 Masataka established Nikka Whisky, and built its first distillery in Yoichi, Hokkaido, which-- though inconveniently located-- he had always considered to be the ideal site in Japan for whisky-making, similar in many ways to the Scottish town where he had studied.

Masataka established Nikka because he was determined to introduce his fellow Japanese to the joys of authentic whisky. In the decades since, as his company developed and the enjoyment of whisky became a fixture in Japan, he remained relentlessly passionate about quality. Never did he allow it to be sacrificed in favor of efficiency.

In that sense, Masataka Taketsuru, Father of Japanese Whisky, sake brewer's son, had never truly left his roots.

The young Scotswoman who, in 1920, embarked with her Japanese husband on a long voyage to Japan, adopted the ways of the distant land.

She steadfastly supported her husband throughout their marriage, as he built Nikka and made it flourish, until her passing in 1961. Rita and Masataka Taketsuru are buried together, in Yoichi.

Nikka Super Nikka Revival

One of Nikka’s classic brands in Japan, the Super Nikka has been a top seller there since its introduction in 1962, in honour of Rita Taketsuru who passed away the previous year. This blend provides a subtle harmony of fruit with light peat and sherry notes.



Technical Details

BrandSUPER NIKKA NIKKA REVIVAL
Size70 CL
FormatGlass
Region Produced inMiyagikyo
TypeBlended
Alcohol Content43%
Tasting NotesCOLOUR: Burnished gold with orange hue.
NOSE: Elegant and round. Successive notes of sage, Mirabelle plums and Russian leather. Subtle oak and spice (cumin) evolving on floral aromas (lilac, lavender).
PALATE: Lively, vibrant. A mellow core (lavender honey, almond milk), ash, vegetal notes (malted barley) seasoned with a pinch of salt. Notes of marshmallow and violet.
FINISH: A light smokiness along with freshly cut grass and anise flavours
AwardsWORLD WHISKIES AWARDS - BEST JAPANESE BLEND NO AGE STATEMENT (2015, 2013)
INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE>br> GOLD MEDAL (2015, 2008)
SILVER MEDAL (2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009)
PackageBottle
Product Dimensions21.5 x 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Weight1,40
Storage InstructionsCool and dry conditions
Item model number3700597302347
Manufacturer/ProducerAsahi Breweries Ltd.
Country Produced inJapan
1 Liter Proportion EUR64.21

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 25 August, 2020.
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