Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Year Old

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Year Old
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Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Year OldNikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Year OldNikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Year Old
Winning bid: £680.00
Lot number: 084-1633

The Nikka whisky company was founded in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, with the creation of his Yoichi distillery on the island of Hokkaido. Arguably the “grandfather” of Japanese whisky, Taketsuru learned his trade studying Organic Chemistry at The University of Glasgow in 1918, before apprenticing at Longmorn, and laterally Hazelburn distilleries. With humble beginnings, producing apple juice and cider to keep the cash flowing whilst the whisky came of age, Nikka has grown to become one of the best known names in Japanese whisky.

In addition to their Japanese operations, Nikka also owns Ben Nevis distillery, and ships malt whisky from the distillery back to Japan for use in it's Nikka Black expression.

This is a very special release from Nikka. The whisky is a made up of malt whiskies from Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries, all 25 years old and above. This was released back in 2012 in Japan but there was a small amount released for Europe - around only 120 bottles for the whole market!

Age: 25 years old

43% ABV / 70cl

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Featured in: The 84th Auction (March 23 – April 1, 2018)
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