Apart from single malts, Suntory also produce a premium series of blended whiskies under the label 'Hibiki' (meaning 'harmony'), usually containing a high proportion of Single Malt. In Hibiki 21, thirty different malts are employed from Suntory's three distilleries, most with an age well above 21 years. Named World's Best Blended Whisky at the 2013 World Whiskies Awards.
Nose: Sweet, caramelised nuts, some lemon acidity, blackcurrants and pears with vanilla, dark toffee and rich sherry spice
Palate: Oak, dark cherry, sweet caramel notes. Buttery with light smoke and some wood spice
Finish: Long, hint of smoke
Vol.: 700ml ABV: 43%