The remaining stock of whisky from the Hanyu distillery is a highly sought after commodity. Marketed under the label of Ichiro’s Malt Playing Card Series, there are only five bottles with each card available, with the whole set selling for half a million USD at an auction in HK in 2017. dekantā is an avid collector of the series, and here we present the Queen of Clubs – one of the rarest bottles of Japanese whisky you can find.
1st cask: Hogshead; 2nd cask: new American oak hogs head. Cask strength, non color, non chill filtered. Nose: Stewed pears, Stewed apples, bee’s wax, a bag of white peaches, liquorice, raspberry conserve, light peat, coal, earthy. Palate: Big peppery heat and ginger. Liquorice powder, white peaches, burnt apple sauce, roasted chestnuts, medium peat. A touch of water adds, toffee, cocoa, rhubarb and balance to the hotter elements. Finish: Coal fire, pepper, ginger, burnt apple sauce, peat, liquorice, salt. Water adds rhubarb, cocoa and smoked fish. Long.
Please note that the bottle is rare vintage bottle. Please manage your expectations with the labels. Before placing your order please request images from us first
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