Hibiki Whisky

“The Paragon of Japanese Whisky”

- launched in 1989 to commemorate Suntory’s 90th anniversary

- Chief Blender, Koichi Inatomi and Master Blender, Keizo Saji, sampled and tasted aged malt whiskies from one million casks at Suntory to perfect the blend

- one of Japan’s most highly awarded whisky brands

- “To become a blender at Suntory, one needs to be able to communicate with whiskies that can not speak." founder Sinjiro Torii

- the 24 facets of the Hibiki bottle symbolize time as it relates to Hibiki

- the purple band highlighting Hibiki symbolizes Japan’s nobility and affinity for the color


Hibiki Harmony Notes:

- delicate

- roses

- sandalwood

- candied orange peel on the palate

- finishes with a hint of Mizunara (Japanese oak)


Hibiki 17 Years Old Notes:

- complexity

- peaches and apricot

- toffee

- lychee aftertaste


 Hibiki 21 Years Old Notes:

- deep bronze color

- cooked fruit

- ripe banana

- caramel

- dried apricot

- Mizunara (Japanese Oak)

- Long and intense finish


-- Ariana Tsuchiya, Sommelier