This is a blended malt named in honor of Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whisky. He is the first Japanese who mastered whisky-making in Scotland and produced the genuine whisky in Japan. Round and rich, this blend of single malts will delight both beginners and experts as well as whisky-lovers.
Awards: World’s Best Blended Whisky Award (2010) , Gold at the ISC in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012.
Taste: Blend of elegance and complexity along with mandarin oak and notes of prunes, fresh almond paste and floral. Excellent in the nose and palate, bringing strong flavours of long, good oaky grip with a perfect balance of spice.