Click below to see a bottle shot of the Yamazaki 50

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Suntory Holdings' Yamazaki 50 Year Old, 2011 bottling

Category - spirits, whisky, Japan, single malt, 57% abv

Available – From this month, limited 150 bottles

Location – Japan, specialists spirits retailers and high-end restaurants

Price – RRP of JPY1m (US$12,840) per 70cl bottle

Distribution – Suntory Liquors Limited

This is the third time that Suntory has released a 50 year-old Yamazaki whisky. The two earlier releases, in 2005 and 2007, sold out immediately after release.

The latest Yamazaki 50 Year Old was aged in Japanese Mizunara oak casks.