The Chita Suntory Whisky
Alcohol Content: 40% ABV
Alcohol Type: Whisky
Bottle Size: 70 CL
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A shining gem of a Whisky from a hidden place.
Suntory virtually defines the beverage business in Japan. Founded in 1899 to import and distribute wine, they quickly branched out into their own products. Then, in 1923, they stepped into the nearly sacrilegious effort of distilling a Single Malt Whisky in Japan. Since then, Suntory has expanded through home grown brands and the acquisition of established business around the world. They produce dozens of whiskeys, beers, liqueurs, and soft drinks that span the globe.
Suntory owns and operates dozens of distilleries. But the Chita Distillery is perhaps their most secretive. We do know a few things though. It is their “grain” distillery — meaning that it is used for making whole grain (non-malted) spirits from wheat, rye, and some barley. We also know that nearly all of its production goes into Suntory blends — especially some of their higher-priced, premium offerings. But Suntory The Chita Single Grain Whisky is the first stand-alone Whisky that reflects the true nature of this hidden, exotic place. And it is a savory, sweet, and lovely place indeed.
Suntory The Chita Whisky is adored for its mango, grain, honey and lemon flavor notes.
This Single Grain Japanese Whisky is carefully distilled at Chita distillery, Japan.
Appearance / Color
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Mango, lemon meringue, and toffee pudding.
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Light with a chewy mouth-feel and notes of mango, grape must, orange-blossom honey, and roasted grain.
Tender, sweet chocolate with orange zest.