Trace of peat in the aromas; medium to full bodied; persistent, delicate, trace citrus in the flavors, light caramel.
The long-awaited new 12 yr old blend from Hibiki, and it's a stunner. Lovely malt from Hakushu and Yamazaki, plus some aged grain. Part matured in casks formerly home to Japanese plum liqueur!
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL 2011 SAN FRANCISCO SPIRITS COMPETITION. Medium copper; terrific aroma of ripe, dried fruit, aromatic honey and toffee, seamless and intoxicatingly complex.
Product of Japan. Notes of cranberry, coconut, and butter. 86 Proof
Nose: Raisin, sun-dried tomato, clove, cocoa. Palate: Deep, rich, sweet and sour, chocolate with hazelnuts. Finish: Long, bittersweet, sour.