Suntory is the oldest whisky making company in Japan. Its origins stretch back to a small shop, started in 1899 by Torii Shinjiro, which specialized in selling imported wines. Today, it is the country’s largest and most recognizable producer of quality whisky. Of all its products, the Hibiki remains the most popular, having been chosen as the best whisky in the world on several occasions. For anyone who has tried this flagship product from Suntory, this should come as no surprise.
This incredibly uncommon constrained release adaptation of the Hibiki multi year old Mount Fuji ‘Kacho Fugetsu’ whisky (meaning “Magnificence of Japanese Nature”) is accessible just at chosen airplane terminals around the globe, making it probably the rarest whisky accessible.
Hibiki Bottles have 24 features, speaking to 24 periods of the Japanese lunar schedule. The Kacho Fugetsu restricted release additionally features a lovely gold grand print of Mount Fuji and the encompassing nature.
Hibiki, signifying ‘concordance’, is mixed from Suntory’s Japanese refineries, anyway the precise cosmetics of the whisky is a refinery mystery. The final product is a brilliantly adjusted tasting whisky; rich, smooth, dull cherry and caramel on the sense of taste, delicate and sweet on the completion with a pinch of smoke.
The Hibiki multi year old contains a high extent of single malt in the mix (over half) with the vast majority of the matured material well over the pronounced 21 years.