Hibiki 21 Year Old Mount Fuji Limited Edition 700ml: About the brand
Hibiki is a meticulous blend of the finest malt and grain whiskies carefully selected from three Suntory distilleries: Yamazaki (Japan’s first distillery), Hakushu (the mountain forest distillery), the Chita distillery (where grain whiskies are produced). Suntory artisans perfect this harmonious blend to create a full symphony of delicate flavours and blossoming aromas. This award winning Suntory Hibiki 21 limited edition was released in 2015 with only 2,000 bottles being made. The gift box and bottle have Mt. Fuji drawn in austere black and white colours, with Japanese plum, pine and bamboo painted on its skirts, symbolizing happiness and good fortune. This 21 year old whisky resonates with the subtleties of nature infused by the twenty-four seasons of Japan’s traditional calendar and reflected in the twenty-four facets of its bottle’s design. Deeply aromatic, quintessentially Japanese, and aesthetically appealing, the design perfectly captures the spirit of the “Hibiki“. Nose: Sweet, caramalised nuts, some lemon acidity, blackcurrants and pears with vanilla, dark toffee and rich sherry spice. Palate: Oak, dark cherry and sweet caramel notes, buttery with a wisp of smoke and some wood spice.
Finish: Long, with a hint of smoke.