- Region Japan
- Spirit Type Japanwhisky, Whiskey, Whisky
Get ready to dive into a story forty years in the making. The House of Suntory is stepping into the spotlight with its first-ever single grain whisky, and the stage for this momentous occasion? The Chita Distillery.
Nestled on the scenic shores of the Chita Peninsula, this distillery was the dream of Keizo Saji—Suntory's second Master Blender. Way back in 1972, he built this haven with one thing in mind: to craft the finest Japanese grain whisky.
So what's so special about grain whiskies from Chita? You could say they're the ultimate team players, traditionally serving as the "dashi"—that's the enriching broth—for Suntory's beloved blends. But don't let their supporting role fool you. Through relentless innovation and a sprinkle of Master Blender magic, these whiskies have evolved into a sophisticated bunch, now ready for their solo act.
Imagine sipping on a whisky that's as balanced as it is versatile. Picture flavors so exquisite that they were previously reserved for enhancing other blends. That's what you get with Chita. It's complex, yet approachable; it's the life of the party that's equally comfortable taking center stage or blending in.
So why not add a little Chita magic to your next whisky tasting adventure? Here's to celebrating unsung heroes and the joy of discovery. Kanpai!
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Shipping & Returns
- Pricing For 1-12 bottles, shipping is $6.99 for Auckland, $8.99 for the North Island and $11.99 for the South Island. For 13 or more bottles, shipping is $11.99 for Auckland, $14.99 for the North Island and $17.99 for the South Island.
- Timing We estimate delivery to be up to 3-4 working days for urban NZ addresses, and up to 5 working days for rural delivery.
- Click and collect is available from our Albany warehouse shop.
- We do not ship outside of New Zealand.
- We are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Delivery is via NZ Couriers.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We’ll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the ‘Complete Orders’ link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We’ll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we’ve received and processed the returned item.