Nikka Tsuru 17 Year Old Ceramic Decanter

Nikka Tsuru 17 Year Old Ceramic Decanter
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Nikka Tsuru 17 Year Old Ceramic DecanterNikka Tsuru 17 Year Old Ceramic Decanter
Winning bid: £160.00
Lot number: 072-3465

Masataka Taketsuru is known as grand father of the Japanese whisky industry. As a young man he travelled to Scotland to study Organic Chemistry at University of Glasgow during the summer of 1919. Later he started working in Hazelburn before it was absorbed by Springbank.

Tsuru means crane in Japanese and not surprisingly the decanter have been decorated with cranes. As we all know Nikka is discontinuing a lot of its releases and age statements, this one included. This crane is going to be missed.

Age: 17 years old

43% ABV / 70cl

Please examine the images of the bottle, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 72nd Auction (March 24 – April 2, 2017)
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