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Hibiki Of. Japanese Harmony - 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Design

  • 43% |
  • 0.70L

Hibiki Japanese Harmony is a blend launched in 2015 by Suntory to replace Hibiki 12 Year Old. Presented in its legendary 24-facet bottle—representing the 24 seasons in the Japanese calendar—Japanese Harmony is a blend of whiskies produced at the group’s three distilleries, Yamazaki and Hakushu for t…More info

  • Distillery: Suntory
  • Appellation: Whisky, Blended Whisky
  • Country/Region: Japan, Japan, Honshu
  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • State: 1 good appearance

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Hibiki Of. Japanese Harmony - 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Design

Cuvée presentation

Hibiki Japanese Harmony is a blend launched in 2015 by Suntory to replace Hibiki 12 Year Old. Presented in its legendary 24-facet bottle—representing the 24 seasons in the Japanese calendar—Japanese Harmony is a blend of whiskies produced at the group’s three distilleries, Yamazaki and Hakushu for the malt whiskies and Chita for the grain whiskies. The whiskies were aged in five different types of cask. This special edition was launched in 2018 to mark the upcoming 30 year anniversary of the first Hibiki, released in 1989.

The distillery Suntory

Suntory was founded by Shinjirō Torii, who, after learning about foreign alcohols during an apprenticeship with a pharmacist, decided to open a wine cellar named Torii Shoten in 1899. He first experienced success as a wine merchant with his flagship product Akadama Port Wine, launched in 1907. His business took the name Kotobukiya in 1921, two years before the construction of Japan’s first distillery, Yamazaki (1923), halfway between Kyoto and Osaka. Japan’s first real whisky was released in 1929 under the name Shirofuda (“white label”), followed in 1937 by the famous Kakubin. The group’s name was changed to Suntory in 1963. In the 1970s, under the direction of Shinjirō Torii’s son Keizo Saiji, two new distilleries were built, the Chita grain distillery in 1972 and Hakushu in 1973, 50 years after Yamazaki was first founded. In 1984, the first widely available Japanese single malt was released, Yamazaki 12 Year Old. 1989 saw the launch of another iconic whisky, the blend Hibiki. After buying Morrison Bowmore in 1994 and Beam in 2014, Suntory (now Beam Suntory) became one of the world’s largest whisky groups, with distilleries in Japan, America and Scotland, including Glen Garioch, Laphroaig and Bowmore.

Detailed characteristics

  • Distillery: Suntory
  • Bottler: Of.
  • Appellation: Blended Whisky
  • Country/Region: Japan, Japan, Honshu
  • Alcohol percentage: 43 %
  • Volume: 0.70L
  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • State: 1 good appearance
  • Case: Yes
  • Origin: Trade
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Color: Brown
Hibiki Of. Japanese Harmony - 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Design
Hibiki Of. Japanese Harmony - 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Design

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Hibiki Of. Japanese Harmony - 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Design

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format