The Suntory Hakushu 12 Years Old Whisky is a Japanese single malt whisky from the house of Suntory. The name Hakushu means "white sandbank" and refers to the rich mineral deposit in the river of the island of Honshu. This river leads to the Suntory distillery and ensures the purity of the bottlings. This Suntory whisky is distilled in stills over an open fire. Then it matures for 12 years in small white oak barrels. Tasting notes:Colour: Amber. Nose: Sweet and gentle, light smoky aroma, green leaves, fruit. Taste: Gentle, sweet, smoky, full-bodied, fruity, wonderfully round. Finish: Long lasting, dry, hint of smoke.