Ensō (円 相) is the Japanese word for “circle” and is considered one of the supreme symbols of Zen. In Zen, the Ensō shows the spirit and the character of its painter. An Ensō is an expression OF the current state of mind and drawing it is supposed to evoke power and enlightenment. Rumor has it that the idea behind ENSō Whisky is linked to some of the best contemporary artists Japan has to offer.
An Ensō is painted in one single brush stroke which cannot be modified later. Thus, an Ensō is supposed to underline that every captured moment is beautiful and complete in its own way – a philosophy that is said to have inspired to create the whisky.