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*Travel retail exclusive, limited edition*
Nose: Plum in syrup, roses, a sweet woodiness
Palate: Orange marmalade, dark chocolate, a slight bitterness
Finish: lingering sweetness and acidity, spices and wood
Hibiki was created to be the paragon of the Suntory blend. The name Hibiki literally means “resonance” in Japanese and reflects the Santory Corporate philosophy to “live in harmony with people and nature.”
Hibiki celebrates Japanese nature and the subtleties found in the 24 seasons of the traditional calendar, reflecting in the 24 facets of its bottle design.
Hibiki is a harmonious blend of innumerous mals and grain whiskies from Santory’s distilleries, which are meticulously blended to create a full orchestra of flavours and aromas.
Hibiki Japanese Harmony is the epitome of the Hibiki blend. This subtle, noble and harmonious blend features hints of Yamazaki Sherry cask.
It’s an exclusive limited edition sure to delight any whisky connoisseur.
Santory’s specially designed bottle of Hibiki Japanese Harmony – Master’s Select highlights the traditional Japanese symbols of the Sakura flower (cherry blossom), Goshoguruma (royal carriage) and Ryusuimon (streaming water).
During Japan’s Edo period (1603-1868), these were regarded as the symbols of prosperity and good fortune. Not surprisingly therefore, the were often featured in festive costumes and special gifts offered to the Shogun.
This bottle honours the artistry of Japanese culture and celebrates the fact that Hibiki is harmony of Japanese nature and craftsmanship.