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Japanese rarest whiskey set to break record

August 02, 2019



If you are a wine lover, you must have heard of Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series. They are highly sought after whiskey, which will be sold at Bonhams Find & Rare Wine and Whiskey auction in Hong Kong. Because of being the world’s most expensive whiskey, the sale of them is expected to attract the attention of a lot of whiskey connoisseurs as well as other people. 

About the rare specialty wine collection

There are 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whiskey in the coveted ensemble. They belong to around 400 high end whiskey casks preserved by grandson of Isouji Akuto whose name is Ichiro Akuto. He will be the one who sells these japanese whiskey high end at the rare whiskey auction this summer. 

These bottles were set aside for release from 2005 to 2014

The Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series were founded in 1941 by Isouji Akuto, which are said to fetch up to $750,000. But in the world, there only exists a handful of them. Four years ago, one whiskey set set the world auction record at $485,000 ( around HK$3,797,500) at Bonhams and in this August, another one will come to this rare whiskey auction, too. In 2000, the distillery stopped making whiskey. However, Ichiro Akuto decided to secure the 400 premium casks left into 54 bottle sets. Each of them represents a single cask noting the production years of the whiskey from 1985 to 2014. 

According to Bonhams’ Director of Wine & Spirits, Asia, Japanese whiskey is at a very high market demand nowadays. However, it is difficult to assemble a comple as some of them have been consumed while others have been kept strictly in private.

Totally, the Hanyu Ichiro’s Full Card Series deserve to be the world’s most expensive whiskey. However, if people want to own a set, they need to know that it will not easy and it will take a large amount of time.

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