Suntory is the oldest whisky making company in Japan. Its origins stretch back to a small shop, started in 1899 by Torii Shinjiro, which specialized in selling imported wines. Today, it is the largest and most recognizable whisky maker in Japan. The Suntory Royal is a series of mid-range blended whiskies. Being of higher standard than the Old Series, but not quite as high in quality as the Yamazaki and the Hibiki, it is still an excellent whisky for the collector. It is also fitting for those whoÕd like to try out the whole range that Suntory has to offer.
Made to celebrate their 60th anniversary as a company, Suntory Royal whisky is a rare sight these days. This particular antique bottling was produced in Japan during the 1970s.