TTB filings revealed that Suntory is slated to release a series of Single Malt Yamazaki “Tsukuriwake” Selections in 2022, just like they did back in 2020.This time around, Bourdeaux Wine Cask seems oddly absent.
Otherwise, we have the same 4 kinds of bottlings:
- Single Malt Whisky Yamazaki Spanish Oak 2022 Edition
- Single Malt Whisky Yamazaki Puncheon 2022 Edition
- Single Malt Whisky Yamazaki Peated Malt 2022 Edition
- Single Malt Whisky Yamazaki Mizunara 2022 Edition
They are all once again 48% abv, 700ml. While the TTB filings are intended for the US market, my guess is they will price mostly the same as the 2020 editions did here in Japan (that is, 11,000 yen for any of them except the Mizunara at 30,000 yen). Perhaps with a bit of an increase. And they will once again be on-trade only releases, meaning they will only be sold to bars/restaurants, and not directly to consumers.
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