SUNTORY RELEASED 4 LIMITED-EDITION WHISKIES TO MARK 100th ANNIVERSARY
By Siulan Law Mathews DipWSET
Source: Suntory Holdings
Japan’s Suntory has announced the launch of limited-edition Yamazaki and Hakushu expressions in celebration of its 100th anniversary.
Suntory’s centennial range includes limited editions of Yamazaki 18YO aged in Mizunara oak casks and a Hakushu 18YO Peated Malt.
There will also be a limited edition of Hakushu 12YO and Yamazaki 12YO, all the four labels will be in special 100th anniversary packaging.
“Yamazaki 18YO Mizunara was blended for our 100 year anniversary and features a rich texture created from a long ageing process.
This expresses the delicate and meticulous attention to detail that went into its craftsmanship,” said fifth generation chief blender Shinji Fukuyo.
“Blending is at the heart of everything we do at the House of Suntory, and we hold each of our whiskies to the highest standards throughout the process,” Fukuyo added.
The Yamazaki 18YO Mizunara (48% abv) and Hakushu 18YO Peated Malt (48% abv) are available at RRP USD2080 and USD1658 respectively.
Hakushu 12YO (43% abv) and Yamazaki 12YO (43% abv) are both available for RRP USD260.
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