Japanese oldest distillery Suntory Holdings unveiled a limited edition 55-year-old Yamazaki single malt whisky, which it will sell for 3 million yen ($27,347.31) a bottle. And, that’s not all. Only 100 bottles will be sold and buyers will be chosen by lottery.
According to the Suntory Holdings, the unblended malt whisky has been maturing in white and Mizunara oak since before 1964, the year of the previous Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
That 55 years in-barrel makes The Yamazaki the oldest whisky Suntory has ever sold.
The company explained that the limited whiskey is characterized by a reddish, deep amber color, rich fruit scents and a sweet aftertaste.
It will be shipped in June, before the 2020 Summer Olympics kick off in Tokyo. If you want one you should know that the application process starts now and runs until February 14.