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Hibiki 17 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Hibiki 17 Years Old

Brand
Hibiki
Expression
17 Years Old
Type
Japanese Whisky ~ Blended
Age
17 years old
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Suntory (Tokyo)
Website
www.suntory.com
Availability
Buy online now

Dave Broom

85
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.

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.
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