- Product Code: 4901780000000
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A fine 12 year old Japanese whisky from the distillery of Hakushu.
Although some might say it does not compare to its older siblings the 18 and 25 year old it is none the less smashing stuff, being named the best Japanese Single Malt 12 Years and younger for a reason!
- Best Japanese Single Malt Whisky 12 Years and Under (World Whiskies Awards, 2016)
Limited to 1 per customer.
The Hakushu Distillery was founded half a century after Yamazaki. Keizo Saji inherited his father’s vision in his quest for innovation and constructed this second Suntory distillery in 1973.
The majestic forest that surrounds the Hakushu Distillery shelters an abundance of plant varieties reflecting the many expressions of Japanese nature.
The malt whiskies born here are simultaneously blessed with a very particular microclimate, verdant forests, and water offering a rare softness and purity, only made possible by filtration of rain and snow through thousand-year-old granite rocks.
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Nose: Light and crisp with fresh notes of cut hay and sweet mixed peels. Also present is just a hint of hazelnut and barley malt.
Palate: Clean with notes of fresh cut fruits, gentle barley malt and smoke. A floral character with citrus zest.
Finish: Sweet and spicy.