THE HAKUSHU 12 YEARS
A perennial favourite and a must-try for anyone interested in discovering Japanese whisky. Hakushu is owned by Suntory, founders of the first Japanese distillery, Yamazaki. The original Hakushu distillery was built in 1973, with another distillery building called Hakushu Higashi (west) added in 1981.
Green with herbal notes.
Color: Champagne gold
Nose: Basil, pine needle, green apple
Palate: Sweet pear, mint, kiwi
Finish: Green tea, subtle smoke
REGION: Suntory, Japan