No age statement
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: Japan
Pronounced 'Hack-shoo', meaning 'white sand bar', opened in 1973, Suntory's Hakushu is the largest malt distillery in the world. It is situated in a dense forest at the foot of Mount Kaikomagatake in the southern Japanese Alps near the town of Hokuto in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Sampled on 08/09/2011
Honeyed, toasted cereal nose with toasted nut aromas, pear and baked ripe banana.
Superbly structured palate with toasted grain, poached pear fruit, nutty flavours and gentle smoke in harmony.
Toasty malty finish with nutty fruit and a hint of ginger spice.