Nikka Taketsuru 21 years has been voted the world's best blended malt whiskey at the World Whiskeys Awards in 2010. The fragrance is characterized by the combination of oak, hints of plums, and soy sauce. Also discover its cocoa, espresso beans and a hint of anise. The flavor contains black pepper, hints of turmeric and other spices. Ginger and marmalade are also clearly recognizable. 21 years is a long finish, with a perfect balance of oak and spices.