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Yamazaki 12 Year Old Cask Strength 19cl / Distillery Exclusive

Lot: 254689

Yamazaki 12 Year Old Cask Strength 19cl / Distillery Exclusive

Winning Bid: £231

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Lot: 254689
Distillery: 
Yamazaki
Age: 
12 Year Old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Japan
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
54%
Bottle Size: 
19cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Yamazaki 12 Year Old Cask Strength 19cl / Distillery Exclusive

First introduced in 1984, the Yamazaki 12 year old was Japan's first seriously marketed single malt. With the introduction of the Distiller's Reserve in 2014, the 12 year old expression was elevated in the core range, and is becoming increasingly difficult to find. This is a distillery exclusive bottling, filled at cask strength from a marriage of single malts created by Keizo Saji.

Suntory’s flagship distillery, Yamazaki was founded by Shinjiro Torii in 1923. The town of Yamazaki was chosen to be the site of Japan’s first commercial distillery due to its very ‘Scottish’ climate, and with it being an area where three rivers converge. In its early days, Yamazaki produced both malt and grain for Suntory's blends, but the opening of the Chita distillery in 1972 allowed the company to focus on its single malt brand. It is now one of the world's most desirable. The first spirit ran from the stills in 1924, on 11th November at 11:11am.

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