Suntory Hibiki 17 Year Old

  • Japanese Blended Whisky

70cl / 43%

5 (36 Reviews)

Suntory Hibiki 17 Year Old

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A fantastic Japanese blend, made with aged malt and grain whiskies from Suntory's three distilleries. Spicy and sophisticated, this is great for catching people out at blind tastings. Recently awarded a Gold 'Editor's Choice' award from Whisky Magazine and picked up the top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards 2010.

Tasting Notes (5)

Suntory Hibiki 17 Year Old

70cl / 43%

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Flavour Profile


  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Cherry Cherry
  • Hazelnut Hazelnut
  • Toffee Toffee


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    17 Year Old

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Mark Gillespie, World Whiskies Awards 2012

    • Mild smokiness and toasted oak with hints of nutmeg. Lemon-lime citrus at first, followed by a strong cinnamon blast that fades slowly into the finish as the citrus note returns. Hints of hazelnut, and fading cinnamon.

  • Tasting Notes by Robin Laing, World Whiskies Awards 2012

    • The nose gives tempura cooking oil, donuts, candyfloss and coconut fudge. A warm, pleasant taste of fruity toffee, barley sugar sticks dipped in chocolate and marron glacés, with an attractive heat playing around the mouth.

  • Producer's Note

    • Hibiki, which means harmony, is a master blend of carefully selected full-bodied malt and grain whiskies. This multi award winning blend creates a profound aroma with an elegant and mellow woody richness, accompanied by sweet long-lasting citrus flavour.

  • Tasting Notes by 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 and cherry.

    • Finish

      Long and silky.

    • Comment

      Relaxed and laid back. This is excellent blending.

    • Score

      8.5 / 10

  • Tasting notes by Martine Nouet

    • Nose

      Bee wax, polished floor, church bench, candle wax. A tar hint in the back. When aerated, opens up on citrussy notes and barley sugar before a wave of vanilla brings in a sweet brine.

    • Palate

      Smooth, mellow. Velvety. Oak and citrus fruit are intertwined in an elegant two step dance.

    • Finish

      Medium, smooth, hardening up on a more assertive oaky note. Touch of bitter chocolate.

    • Comments

      An elegant and satisfying dram. Well educated, in good quality casks for sure.

    • Score

      8.25 / 10.



  • World Whiskies Awards 2012: Best Japanese Blend 13 to 20 years.

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Customer Reviews

Reviews (36)


  • 5

    Mr West

    The Whiskey.

  • 5

    Jess H. Brewer


  • 5



  • 5

    Of stratospheric propotions

    Exquisite nectar

  • 5

    Manoj Ramchandani

    Absolutely smooth subtle fruity notes on the palate

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