Suntory has released this new blended whisky to help with the transparency in Japanese whisky markets. Suntory World Whisky AO features whisky produced at the companies distilleries in five major whisky-producing regions – Scotland, Ireland, America, Canada and Japan.
The company owns a number of global distilleries, including Bowmore, Laphroaig and Auchentoshan in Scotland, Kilbeggan and Cooley in Ireland, and the Yamazaki and Hakushu distilleries in Japan.
AO which translates to ‘blue’ in Japanese has a ‘complicated and rich’ flavour which is ‘comfortably smoky’.
Offical Tasting Notes
A vivid, elegant, yet deep profile, with a sweetness that gently pervades with a pleasantly sharp finish.調和世界各地威士忌於一身不過要應付需要極鉅的日本威士忌需求，同時繼續增加原酒陳年的數量，以應付未來的需求，Suntory竟然想出一個新方法，就是以「Blend the World」的概念，集合世界各著名威士忌產地的威士忌原酒，捱推出全新概念World Blend的調和式威士忌「碧Ao」！