Ben Nevis 1990 25 Year Old The President's Cask

Ben Nevis 1990 25 Year Old The President's Cask
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Lot number: 082-2693

In 1989 Nikka bought Ben Nevis from Whitbread and reopened the distillery in 1990 (it had been closed since 1986).

The very first cask was filled by Takeshi Taketsuru (Masataka and Rita's adopted son) who was both Deputy Chairman of the Nikka and Chairman of Ben Nevis at the time.

The cask was a hogshead made from ex-bourbon barrel staves sanded right back to fresh oak. Despite living to 90, Takeshi passed away in 2014 without having been able to taste the finished whisky, which filled 235 bottles in October 2015.

Distilled: 28.09.90

Bottled: 09.06.2014

Age: 25 Years Old

56.4% ABV / 70cl

Cask Type: Bourbon Hogshead

Cask Number: 2

Bottle Number: 210 / 227

Please note minor mark on box

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Featured in: The 82nd Auction (January 26 – February 4, 2018)
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