The Hakushu distillery is located in an area of Japan out of time, immersed in a forest at the foot of Mount Kaikomagatake, the distillery uses the pure natural water of Ojira.
The malt whiskey produced at the Hakushu distillery, with a tradition dating back to 1923, a tradition taken up by the modern Suntory distillery which produces the famous Japanese peaty single malt "The Hakushu distiller's reserve".
Suntory is a famous Japanese company that produces alcoholic beverages, following traditions and innovation.
Suntory is a distillery obsessively pursuing the perfection and harmony of the whiskey produced.
Among its holdings, Hakushu was Japan's highest malt whiskey distillery in altitude.
For the single malt Suntory The Hakushu distiller's reserve, harmony is a rather apt word to describe this perfect peaty and smooth single malt.
Hakushu Distiller's Reserve is a NAS (No Age Statement) whiskey made up of several single malts: young and with a light peat (at least 8 years of aging) and very peaty and non-peaty single malts, aged for about 18 years.
All the barrels that make up the Hakushu Distiller's Edition have been hand-selected by Shinji Fukuyo, Suntory's Master Blender.
The work done in the aging phase in oak barrels is remarkable, the already excellent distillate is completed by rich aromas and sweet flavors.
Numerous international awards won by this single malt, the exceptional aromas and complex taste make it the most coveted Japanese whiskey by whiskey tasters and collectors.
Color: Straw yellow.
Aroma: Delicate and floral, with notes of green apples, mint, vanilla, melon and hints of freshly cut grass.
Taste: Creamy with notes of spices, licorice, mint and citrus with hints of pine needles and light smoke.
Final: Of good persistence with notes of freshly cut grass, ginger, wood, soft smoke green fruit.