Hanyu Ichiro's Malt 'Card' 1986 - King Of Hearts
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  • Hanyu Ichiro's Malt 'Card' 1986 - King Of Hearts
  • Hanyu Ichiro's Malt 'Card' 1986 - King Of Hearts

Hanyu Ichiro's Malt 'Card' 1986 - King Of Hearts

This single malt whisky is from the Hanyu Distillery, which was located in a town bearing its name on the banks of the Tone River. The distillery was surrounded by barley and paddy fields. Hanyu was making malt whisky in the traditional Scottish way but unfortunately stopped distilling in 2000.

The pot-stills and other whisky equipment were completely dismantled in 2004 because of a change of ownership. Fortunately, the stock and facilities were saved by Ichiro, the grandson of the founders of the Hanyu distillery. His new distillery is now situated on the hill of Chichibu, where he was born. He started making whisky again in February 2008.

Distilled in 1986, matured initially in a single hogshead, finished in a Pedro Ximenez sherry butt, before finally being bottled in 2009, with a yield of 444 bottles.




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Winning Bid: £ 9,900.00

  • Strength: 55.4%
  • Bottle Size: 70 cl
  • Distillery / Blender: Hanyu
  • Distillery Status: Closed / Silent
  • Region: Japan
  • Bottler: Official
  • Bottle No: 402
  • Number Bottles Produced: 444
  • Cask No: 9033
  • Cask Type: Hogshead
  • Cask Finish: Pedro Ximenez
  • Lot Type: Full Size