Hibiki

17 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 75
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Specifications
Brand: Hibiki
Expression: 17 Years Old
Type: Japan Whisky / Blended
Age: 17 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Ripe soft and pillow like with hints of smoke and toasty wood.Citrus leaf, cocoa, cooked apricot, ripe banana, hazelnut giving a crunch.
Palate: Toffee sweetness stretches along the palate. Very clean and clear. Sweet with sultana, cherry.
Finish: Long and silky.
Comment: Relaxed and laid back. This is excellent blending.
8.5
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: A waxy quality with gentle notes of chocolate powder, smoke and some burnt oak. A little citrus as well.
Palate: Smooth, mellow. Red fruits and a caramel sugar sweetness to it.
Finish: Luxurious and a little bitter.
Comment: An excellent whisky, well put together.
8.3
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