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Zachys HK – Single Owner Spirits Collection (25 & 26 June)

Written by Aksel Ritenis

Zachys HK – Single Owner Spirits Collection (25 & 26 June)

Exciting upcoming Fine & Rare Wines & Spirit collection comprisingf  89 lots of very rare Whiskies.

 

 

Lot 627 – 2 bottles of Karuizawa Aqua of Life 45 Year Old Single Cask

HK$380,000 (US$49,012) – HK$550,000 (US$70,939)

The Karuizawa 45 year releases are a pinnacle of Karuizawa cask selection. Both selected from whisky distilled in 1967, these bottles represent a ‘Golden Era’ in Karuizawa’s history and they are simply a two-bottle set.

Lot 632 – 4 bottles of Karuizawa Flower and Bird 2000

HK$80,000 (US$10,318) – HK$120,000 (US$15,478)

The Flower & Bird series from Karuizawa is one of the smallest curations of the closed distillery and up for grabs at this month’s auction.

 

Lot 635 – 1 bottle of Karuizawa Geisha 29 Year Old Cask #8897 Single Cask

HK$100,000 (US$12,898) – HK$150,000 (US$19,347)

The Karuizawa Geisha 29 Year Old Cask #8897 Single Cask is one of the rare Geisha series that features a different design from the rest of the Geisha. A true cherry on top for those who have been collecting the Karuizawa Geisha Single Casks.

Lot 650 – 1 bottle of Karuizawa Harbour City 35 Year Cask 4376 Single Malt 1980

HK$70,000 (US$9,029) – HK$100,000 (US$12,898)

The Karuizawa Harbour City 35 Year Cask 4376 Single Malt 1980 was exclusively released in Harbor City, Hong Kong over 5 years ago and one of just 212 bottles.

Lot 667 – 10 bottles of Karuizawa Samurai 30 Year Old Single Cask

HK$600,000 (US$77,388) – HK$900,000 (US$116,082)

The Samurai series from Karuizawa is a highlight of Japan’s storied history as told through powerful single Sherry casks which the famed distillery has come to be known for.

Lot 673 – 3 bottles of Karuizawa Honor Sumo Triple Set

HK$200,000 (US$25,796) – HK$300,000 (US$38,694)

The Karuizawa Honor Sumo Triple Set features label art running across all three labels and makes a tapestry which ties together the three unique cask bottling all distilled one year after another. The works are based on antique painting by Ukiyo-e artist Hachisuka Kuniaki and shows the story of the ritual that is performed before a sumo contest.

 

Open for Bidding:

Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits, New York (June 11)

zCollections, featuring Treasures from the Estate of Tawfiq Khoury, New York (June 3-14)

Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits, London (June 18)

The Crown Collection & Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits, Hong Kong (June 25-26)

Treasures from the Estate of Tawfiq Khoury and Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits, New York (June 30)

 

Upcoming:

zCollections, New York (July 1-12)

Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits, New York (July 14)

 

 

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