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Yamazaki 1979 Suntory Vintage Malt

Lot: 324720

Yamazaki 1979 Suntory Vintage Malt

Winning Bid: £5,500

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mizunara butt
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Yamazaki 1979 Suntory Vintage Malt

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.

This is a 1979 vintage single malt whisky from Yamazaki distillery.

Part of the Suntory Vintage Malt series that aimed to bottle whiskies to be enjoyed by those with sentimental attachments to the years in which they were distilled.

This was bottled in 2004 after maturation in a mizunara sherry butt. 

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