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On 1st February 1899, Shinjiro Torii opened a store in Osaka, he named it the Kotobukiya Liqour Shop. Shinjori had a passion for Western drinks and began importing Spanish wines. The Japanese drinks market was largely centred on sake and shochu and the majority of Japanese consumers found Western beverages rather disagreeable. 1907 saw the release of Akadama Port Wine, a sweetened red wine which Shinjiro had created after experimenting flavouring and sweetening Spanish wines. Three years later, the Kotobukiya Company’s products were marketed for their medicinal value. Various other products were sold including spices, teas and various grocery items.

Shinjiro Torii greatly enjoyed Scotch whisky and his dream was to set up the first whisky distillery in Japan. In 1923, his dream was realized with the founding of the Yamazaki Distillery in the Vale of Yamazaki. The distillery was set in a beautiful location just outside of Kyoto. There was a varied climate as well as pure waters and a good humidity. Yamazaki single malt is now Japan’s most popular and the range of Suntory products has been greatly expanded to include foods and beverages, both intoxicating and otherwise.

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Hibiki 12 Year Old
(70cl, 43%)
An exquisite 12 year old blended Japanese whisky. Hibiki includes malt whisky from Yamazaki and Hakushu, as well as grain whisky from Chita. The whisky is partly matured in plum liqueur barrels.  More info
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$78.23
Hibiki 17 Year Old
(70cl, 43%)
This Japanese blend was awarded an "Editor's Choice" from Whisky Magazine. Hibiki 17 year old is a superb whisky from Suntory.  More info
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$133.04
Hibiki 21 Year Old
(70cl, 43%)
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Hibiki 21 was named World's Best Blended Whisky at the 2014 World Whiskies Awards and was awarded 96 points in Jim Murray's 2014 Whisky Bible. Dr. Whisky says it's...  More info
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$297.02
A 50cl bottling of Suntory's excellent Hibiki 12 Year Old blended Japanese whisky, including malts from Yamazaki and Hakushu distilleries.  More info
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$61.36
Midori Melon
(70cl, 20%)
An amazing melon liqueur from Japan, with an incredibly fresh flavour. This is made from honeydew melons and the result is a stunning addition to many a cocktail.  More info
$28.17
A fantastic gift pack containing a tasting glass alongside the excellent Hibiki 12 Year Old blended Japanese whisky, which already comes in the most handsome decanter bottle.  More info
$89.06
Made to celebrate their 60th anniversary as a company, Suntory Royal whisky is a rare sight these days. This particular antique bottling was produced in Japan during the 1970s.  More info
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$407.46
Suntory have been producing fantastic Japanese whisky since the 1920s, although the company was founded before that. In celebration of their 60th anniversary, they created the Suntory Royal blended...  More info
$509.33
A perfect example of Suntory's beautiful craftsmanship, this gift set contains miniatures of Yamazaki 12 year old, Hibiki 17 year old, and Hakushu 12 year old!  More info
$84.80
Suntory Kakubin is an ancient blended whisky from Japan, bottled in the 1980s. Very hard to find this stuff anymore!  More info
$162.98
It is amazing that this 1970s bottling of Suntory Royal has been so well looked after over the past 40 years. It looks brand new! It's not, it's rather old, but even the presentation box is in...  More info
$407.46
Hibiki 30 Year Old
(70cl, 43%)
An absolutely stunning release from Hibiki. This was awarded the Trophy at the International Spirits Challenge in 2004, 2006 and 2008. It was also awarded the coveted title "World's Best Blended...  More info
$1867.45

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