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Yamazaki 1991 Owner's Cask #IV70708 / Osaka Kanamono Danchi

Lot: 5084814

Yamazaki 1991 Owner's Cask #IV70708 / Osaka Kanamono Danchi

Winning Bid: £2,655
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 17 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Yamazaki
Vintage: 
1994
Region: 
Japan
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
barrel
Bottled Strength: 
59%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Yamazaki 1991 Owner's Cask #IV70708 / Osaka Kanamono Danchi

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.

Single cask Yamazaki are very rare and hard to find these days, particularly those with such a dark rich colour. This whisky was distilled in 1994 and matured in single barrel #4M70122 before being bottled in 2008.

One of 123 bottles.

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