Our Current Auction is live and will end on Monday 1 June. Click here for our COVID-19 Information Page

Hanyu 1990 Ichiro's Malt 'Card' #7002 / Jack of Spades

Lot: 263546
Add to Watch List
Hanyu 1990 Ichiro's Malt 'Card' #7002 / Jack of Spades
Hanyu 1990 Ichiro's Malt 'Card' #7002 / Jack of Spades
1
2

Hanyu 1990 Ichiro's Malt 'Card' #7002 / Jack of Spades

Current Bid: £8,800
(9 bids)
(Reserve not met)

Currency Estimate

Important: Currency exchange rates are constantly changing; this feature is to be used as a guide price only. All final transactions occur in British Pounds (£).
Lot 263546
Distillery:
Hanyu
Age:
N/A
Vintage:
1990
Region:
Japan
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
see lot description
Bottle Strength:
54%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Closed
Product details

Hanyu 1990 Ichiro's Malt 'Card' #7002 / Jack of Spades​

Since its stills were turned off in 2000, Hanyu has become one of Japan's most sought after single malts. An economic recession at the turn of the millennium forced the distillery to shut its doors, and the remaining casks of its unblended whisky stock were purchased by Venture Whisky, a firm established by the Hanyu distillery founder's grandson, Ichiro Akuto, in 2004. In 2005 he bottled his first single casks under the Ichiro's Malt label. He later cemented his legacy with the opening of the acclaimed Chichibu distillery, but his finest achievement will surely always be considered to be the Hanyu 'Card' series. The bottles are a collection of 58 releases, each displaying one of 52 playing cards on the label, two jokers, and a second batch of follow up releases to the original 2005 Ace of Spades, Queen of Hearts, King of Diamonds, and Jack of Clubs bottlings. Each unique in its own right, every one of these have become a true collector's piece and an important moment in the history Japanese whisky.

Distilled in 1990, this was matured in a hogshead before being moved into a new American oak hogshead for a second maturation period. It was then bottled in 2007. 

Bottle 103 of 349.

Important Notice

Please be advised that the absence of any specific condition reports does not imply that this bottle is in perfect condition. We recommend close inspection of all images prior to placing any bids, and any further information required can be provided upon request.

Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

Contact Us

UK Address:
Whisky Auctioneer Ltd,
West Building, Ruthvenfield Grove,
Inveralmond Industrial Estate,
Perth, United Kingdom, PH1 3FN

German Address:
Zechenring 6B, 41836, Ratheim,
Germany

Tel: +44 (0)1738 245576

Email: info@whiskyauctioneer.com

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

31.02:35:53