Chichibu 2013 Single Virgin Cask #2917 / LMDW 65th Anniversary
Chichibu distillery in Saitama, Japan was opened in 2008, and was the country’s first new distillery since Suntory opened Hakushu back in 1973. Chichibu was the brainchild of Ichiro Akuto, grandson of the founder of the legendary Hanyu distillery. The Ichiro’s Malt brand appeared in 2005 and rose to fame through the bottling of the last casks from Hanyu, particularly the sought after ‘Card’ series. The first Chichibu releases appeared under it in 2011.
This whisky was distilled in 2013 and aged in virgin oak cask #2917 before being bottled for legendary French spirit merchants La Maison du Whisky.
The label features artwork by Nakajima Hiroyuki.
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