Yoichi 15 year old Japanese Whisky.
Old presentation of this discontinued Yoichi 15 year old Japanese Whisky.
In 2015 Nikka withdrew the entire Yoichi range (10, 12, 15 and 20 year olds) and added a new No Age Statement expression.
The Yoichi Distillery produces a rich, peaty and masculine malt whisky. The whisky gets its distinct aroma and body from direct heating distillation. The pot stills heat is fueled from finely powdered natural coal.
Yoichi Distillery History.
Masataka Takesuru founded the distillery in 1934. This Is the furthest North of the Japanese distilleries located on the island of Hokkaido and is to be found in a mountainous region.
This is on almost the same latitude as Vladivostok . With mountains on three sides and the Sea of Japan on the forth. Takesuru selected the site for its comparable geography to Scotland and the local area could supply peat.