There are several generations of “Old” dating back to the 1950s, described as “a mid-market blend (below Hibiki in Suntory’s blended whisky pecking order but above Kakubin.)” Bottled at 43% this whisky has received strong praise from the likes of Jim Murray (91 points).
Nose: Icing sugar, lemon, mandarin, vanilla, pepper, banana, cream corn.
Palate: Fried banana, mandarin, butter, vanilla, pepper, almonds
Finish: Mandarin, butter, and a little pepper.