Nikka 100th Anniversary of Masataka Taketsuru's Birth

Nikka 100th Anniversary of Masataka Taketsuru's Birth
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Nikka 100th Anniversary of Masataka Taketsuru's BirthNikka 100th Anniversary of Masataka Taketsuru's BirthNikka 100th Anniversary of Masataka Taketsuru's Birth
Winning bid: £310.00
Lot number: 077-3742

Founded by Masataka Taketsuru in 1934, Nikka is the second largest distiller in Japan. Starting with the Yoichi distillery and then adding Miyagikyo in 1969, Nikka also own Ben Nevis distillery in Scotland. Owned by Asahi Breweries since 2001, the name Nikka is a contraction of Nippon Kaju which was adopted in 1952.

This handsome decanter celebrates the birth of the great man himself, and reputedly contains a blend created using 15 year old malt from both Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries.

Bottled: 1994

43% ABV / 70cl

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Featured in: The 77th Auction (August 25 – September 3, 2017)
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