Suntory Holdings recently announced it will release an exclusive Yamazaki whiskey. The new single malt whiskey will be the oldest ever from Yamazaki, at 55 years of age. The 55-year-old whiskey from Suntory Holdings will be priced at $27,504, and consumers will have to enter into a lottery to purchase the spirit.
The Yamazaki whiskey was created at a distillery located in Osaka, where the spirit was matured in white oak casks. Shinji Fukuto, the Chief Blender, stated that the whiskey has both a sweet and wood flavors, as well as a fruity fragrance.
Previously the oldest whiskey form the Yamazaki brand was 50 years old, and it was priced at $9,169, which was released in 2005.
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