Japanese Whisky

Gift Guide

Exquisite and luxurious, Japanese whiskies make excellent and valuable gifts for various special occasions, from weddings to anniversaries. Whether you’re on the hunt for a rare whisky for the whisky enthusiast in your life or you want to build your own collection, dekantā provides whisky lovers with easy access to hard-to-find whiskies. On our exclusive Gift Guide page, we have carefully selected a wide assortment of classic, rare, and unique Japanese whisky bottles to make it easier for you to find the perfect dram for any gift-giving event. This page is regularly updated with new featured bottles, so check back often for more gift ideas!

Here is a list of all of our hand curated gift ideas.

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky doesn’t have to cost a lot. We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced at $100 or less. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $100 and $250. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $108.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 95.91
    • GBP: £ 82.83
    • JPY: ¥ 12,073
    • SGD: $147.14
    • AUD: $153.68
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    Here’s a Mount Fuji limited edition of Suntory Whisky Torys! This classic whisky brand, which established in the 1940s, features Uncle Torys on the label, too. Uncle Torys was a major symbol after the drastic economic decline in Japan after WWII, and he makes an appearance on this Suntory Whisky Torys Fuji bottle.

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    $114.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 101.19
    • GBP: £ 87.39
    • JPY: ¥ 12,737
    • SGD: $155.24
    • AUD: $162.14
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    Enter Suntory's Hakushu whisky with this special release. For those who enjoy a peaty, Islay Scotch whisky, this Japanese expression will bring something familiar yet completely different to the palate. Surprise your loved one with this exotic expression.

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    $119.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 105.59
    • GBP: £ 91.19
    • JPY: ¥ 13,291
    • SGD: $161.99
    • AUD: $169.19
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    The new no-age single malt by Miyagikyo is perfect for beginners of Japanese whisky, and lovers of floral, fruity expressions. Many swear by the wonderful lightness of the Miyagikyo character. The mixture of exotic fruit tea and gentle grain spiciness is sublime, so add this to your gift list and make someone extra happy this Christmas.

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    $149.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 131.99
    • GBP: £ 113.99
    • JPY: ¥ 16,614
    • SGD: $202.49
    • AUD: $211.49
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    From Takara Shuzo Co. Ltd., we introduce this delightful and unique dram called King Whisky Rin. The Takara Group is known for producing popular Japanese alcoholic beverages such as sake, but this is one of the first whiskies provided from the company. This bottle gives you a taste of another distillery’s whiskies and lets you broaden your whisky palate.

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    $149.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 131.99
    • GBP: £ 113.99
    • JPY: ¥ 16,614
    • SGD: $202.49
    • AUD: $211.49
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    Aged in former French oak wine barrels, the Ichiro’s Malt Wine Wood Reserve is an excellent Japanese whisky blend that contains malt whiskies from the silent distillery, Hanyu. This particular Ichiro’s Malt whisky received the Best Non-Scotch Blended Whisky No Age Statement award in 2012. Tasting notes include strong sherry whisky resemblance, earthy oak, raisins, dark chocolate, and spicy.

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    $159.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 140.79
    • GBP: £ 121.59
    • JPY: ¥ 17,722
    • SGD: $215.99
    • AUD: $225.59
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    Along with Nikka Pure Malt White, we want to feature the Nikka Pure Malt Black, which has a stronger peaty essence. This is another blended whisky from Nikka’s exclusive line of delightful drams.

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    $199.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 175.99
    • GBP: £ 151.99
    • JPY: ¥ 22,153
    • SGD: $269.99
    • AUD: $281.99
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    Recent winner of a Gold Award at the 2017 International Spirits challenge, this wonderful blend comprises of the best by Nikka, aged for at least 12 years. Age, depth, sherry notes, and smoke, you can have it all with the Nikka 12 Year-Old.

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    $199.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 175.99
    • GBP: £ 151.99
    • JPY: ¥ 22,153
    • SGD: $269.99
    • AUD: $281.99
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    Slightly peaty, the Nikka Pure Malt White is a special blend from the whiskies of Nikka’s distilleries. The elegant bottle, which is designed in a similar style to the Nikka from the Barrel whisky, makes a wonderful decanter for this exquisite Japanese blended whisky.

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    $219.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 193.59
    • GBP: £ 167.19
    • JPY: ¥ 24,368
    • SGD: $296.99
    • AUD: $310.19
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    $239.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 211.19
    • GBP: £ 182.39
    • JPY: ¥ 26,584
    • SGD: $323.99
    • AUD: $338.39
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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $250 and $500. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $269.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 237.59
    • GBP: £ 205.19
    • JPY: ¥ 29,907
    • SGD: $364.49
    • AUD: $380.69
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    From Nikka’s Miyagikyo Distillery, this Malty & Soft single malt Japanese whisky is an exquisite and rare delight. This luxurious dram has a unique taste. Though Miyagikyo Distillery is known for fruity, sweet flavored whiskies, this specific bottle is a must-try for Nikka fans.

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    $279.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 246.39
    • GBP: £ 212.79
    • JPY: ¥ 31,014
    • SGD: $377.99
    • AUD: $394.79
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    This bottle is a beautiful presentation piece that will shine among any whisky cabinet. The 15 year old whisky smooth and enjoyable as is expected of anything from Suntory.

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    $299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 263.99
    • GBP: £ 227.99
    • JPY: ¥ 33,230
    • SGD: $404.99
    • AUD: $422.99
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    One of Hakushu's most-popular, best-selling expressions, this is perfect for lovers of peaty Scotch and intense bourbon.

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    $299.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 263.99
    • GBP: £ 227.99
    • JPY: ¥ 33,230
    • SGD: $404.99
    • AUD: $422.99
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    The fact that this is our best selling whisky speaks volumes to how much our customers love it! This single malt has an almost universal appeal, it should be one of your top choices!

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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 307.99
    • GBP: £ 265.99
    • JPY: ¥ 38,768
    • SGD: $472.49
    • AUD: $493.49
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    Specially released for the Whisky Shop, this Suntory exclusive is a luxurious Hakushu single malt that has a fresh, peaty, and smoky flavor. This set comes with a pair of perfect whisky drinking glasses so you can enjoy the dram right out of the box.

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    $349.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 307.99
    • GBP: £ 265.99
    • JPY: ¥ 38,768
    • SGD: $472.49
    • AUD: $493.49
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    $389.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 343.19
    • GBP: £ 296.39
    • JPY: ¥ 43,199
    • SGD: $526.49
    • AUD: $549.89
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    Suntory is Japan’s principal beverage maker. The company’s very name is a seal of quality, as Suntory wins global whisky awards year after year. From time to time the company releases speciality bottles, eminently collectible favorites of whisky fans. Here we have the Suntory Excellence Pot Still Bottle Old bottling. Released before 1989 when alcohol tax laws were amended. Having the shape that it does, it could be put to good use, for example at dinner parties.

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    $399.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 351.99
    • GBP: £ 303.99
    • JPY: ¥ 44,307
    • SGD: $539.99
    • AUD: $563.99
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $429.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 378.39
    • GBP: £ 326.79
    • JPY: ¥ 47,630
    • SGD: $580.49
    • AUD: $606.29
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $429.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 378.39
    • GBP: £ 326.79
    • JPY: ¥ 47,630
    • SGD: $580.49
    • AUD: $606.29
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    Here’s a sample-sized version of the Nikka Tsuru, a popular and elegant line of blended whisky from the renowned whisky company, Nikka. Featuring a beautiful white decanter with Japanese cranes engraved on the base, the Nikka Tsuru pure malt whisky has an equally luxurious and light taste.

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    $429.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 378.39
    • GBP: £ 326.79
    • JPY: ¥ 47,630
    • SGD: $580.49
    • AUD: $606.29
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    Masataka Taketsuru and his Scottish wife, Jessie Roberta “Rita” Cowan, were a famous couple in Japan, even inspiring the Japanese drama series “Massan.” Their love story is commemorated with this special gift set featuring the Taketsuru Pure Malt 12 Years Old and the “Rita” Apple Wine. You can taste more than Japanese whisky with this set and have a part of Japanese culture and history as part of your collection.

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    $449.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 395.99
    • GBP: £ 341.99
    • JPY: ¥ 49,845
    • SGD: $607.49
    • AUD: $634.49
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    Shinshu Mars Distillery, owned by Hombo Shuzo Co., is the highest Japanese whisky distillery in Japan, and this Mars Komagatake whisky is one of its luxurious and high-quality spirits. Matured in a sherry cask, this no age statement whisky is a Japanese single-cask, single-malt dram to experience.

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    $459.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 404.79
    • GBP: £ 349.59
    • JPY: ¥ 50,953
    • SGD: $620.99
    • AUD: $648.59
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    Yoichi is without a doubt Nikka´s finest product. Distilled in the Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, it is a part of Japanese whisky history. This edition comes with a beautiful gift box, making it the perfect gift for any fan of world class whisky!

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    $469.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 413.59
    • GBP: £ 357.19
    • JPY: ¥ 52,061
    • SGD: $634.49
    • AUD: $662.69
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    Suntory is the oldest whisky making company in Japan. Its origins stretch back to a small shop started in 1899 by Torii Shinjiro which specialized in selling imported wines, today it is the largest and most recognizable whisky maker in Japan. The Suntory Royal 15 years old is a classic series from Suntory. This particular bottle celebrates the year of the Hare and was released in 1999. Should you happen to be born in the year of the hare, or know anyone who is, you just found the correct bottle!

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    $499.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 439.99
    • GBP: £ 379.99
    • JPY: ¥ 55,384
    • SGD: $674.99
    • AUD: $704.99
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    One of the most exciting releases of 2017, the Miyagikyo Moscatel finished single malt provides a truly unique, exotic experience. Is your loved one enjoys the sweetness of Moscatel wine, and the spiciness of rye whiskey, then give this a shot!

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $500 and $1,000. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

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    $539.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 475.19
    • GBP: £ 410.39
    • JPY: ¥ 59,815
    • SGD: $728.99
    • AUD: $761.39
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    Part of the discontinued Yoichi aged range, the 10 year-old is bursting with oak, gentle peat, and a rich, deep character. Know any lovers of peaty, smoky whisky from Scotland? Well, this similar yet completely different expression will both please and convert them.

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    $549.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 483.99
    • GBP: £ 417.99
    • JPY: ¥ 60,922
    • SGD: $742.49
    • AUD: $775.49
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    This bottle is a dekanta exclusive, making it a great gift to give… Even the most ardent whisky enthusiasts has likely never tasted this bottle before. Give them an outstanding, unique whisky that they will surely enjoy.

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    $559.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 492.79
    • GBP: £ 425.59
    • JPY: ¥ 62,030
    • SGD: $755.99
    • AUD: $789.59
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    For all your Valentine’s Day needs or those romantic just-because occasions, this Suntory Valentine Whisky Set is a fantastic gift for the whisky fan in your life. Each small bottle contains 100mL of blended Japanese whisky and comes in a heart-shaped box.

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    $559.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 492.79
    • GBP: £ 425.59
    • JPY: ¥ 62,030
    • SGD: $755.99
    • AUD: $789.59
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    Winner of the "World's" Best Blended Whisky" award, the Taketsuru 17 is a must for any lover of exceptional blended whisky.

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    $579.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 510.39
    • GBP: £ 440.79
    • JPY: ¥ 64,245
    • SGD: $782.99
    • AUD: $817.79
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    As a delightful Ji-whisky to experience, the Wakatsuru Sun Shine Extra Special Whisky is one to try if you’re looking for a Japanese whisky other than the more popular brands like Suntory and Nikka. This single malt aged for 20 years and has a smoky, citrusy, and earthy flavor profile.

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    $599.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 527.99
    • GBP: £ 455.99
    • JPY: ¥ 66,461
    • SGD: $809.99
    • AUD: $845.99
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    One of the most exciting whiskies of 2017, the Yoichi Moscatel finished single malt was released exclusively in Japan. Sweet, smoky, balanced, and rare; this deserves to be on everyone's unique, exotic gift list.

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    $599.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 527.99
    • GBP: £ 455.99
    • JPY: ¥ 66,461
    • SGD: $809.99
    • AUD: $845.99
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    Love craft beer? Love whiskey? Then look no further. This amazing release by Chichibu was aged in IPA casks, bringing forth an amazing hoppy, citrusy character to balance out the rich malt from the whisky. Something different for someone special.

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    $609.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 536.79
    • GBP: £ 463.59
    • JPY: ¥ 67,569
    • SGD: $823.49
    • AUD: $860.09
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    One of the older Suntory whiskies available, Suntory Whisky Torys is a special line of affordable whisky from the company after Japan went into an economic decline after World War II. At the time, whisky was considered a luxury, so Suntory wanted to provide its customers with a more wallet-friendly liquor to enjoy. The Suntory Whisky Torys Classic continues selling today, so this is one to try if you’re looking for another Suntory whisky to indulge in.

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    $639.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 563.19
    • GBP: £ 486.39
    • JPY: ¥ 70,892
    • SGD: $863.99
    • AUD: $902.39
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    Malty, spicy, and wonderfully sweet, the Chichibu On The Way is one of the most popular expressions by the distillery. Not sure what kind of whisky to get? Then go for this all-round great dram, from one of Japan's smallest yet fastest growing producers.

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    $649.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 571.99
    • GBP: £ 493.99
    • JPY: ¥ 71,999
    • SGD: $877.49
    • AUD: $916.49
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    Suntory is one of the largest makers of alcoholic beverages in the world. Its products include such favorites as the Yamazaki and Hibiki, and of course, the Hakushu, which remains just as popular. This 12 year old is an excellent whisky, distilled at Hakushu distillery – an area surrounded by forests at the foot of the Southern Japan Alps. This set includes two beautiful Yamazaki Glasswares that will surely fit in any collection!

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    $649.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 571.99
    • GBP: £ 493.99
    • JPY: ¥ 71,999
    • SGD: $877.49
    • AUD: $916.49
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    A wonderful, smooth blend for lovers of subtle, fruity, and smooth whiskies. Comprising of whiskies aged for at least 17 years, a surprising richness and depth is found in this ever-popular Hibiki expression.

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    $689.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 607.19
    • GBP: £ 524.39
    • JPY: ¥ 76,430
    • SGD: $931.49
    • AUD: $972.89
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    Part of Nikka's ever-popular Taketsuru range, this release comprises of whiskies aged 21 years and above, making it deep, complex, and extremely satisfying. Want to show you care that little bit more? The Taketsuru 21 is the way to go.

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    $689.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 607.19
    • GBP: £ 524.39
    • JPY: ¥ 76,430
    • SGD: $931.49
    • AUD: $972.89
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    From the closed distillery, Karuizawa, this lovely pure malt is a must-try for all whisky enthusiasts. Karuizawa shut down its whisky production in 2000, but its spirits are still available for sale in the whisky world, including here at dekanta’s official online store. Expertly blended to perfection, the whiskies used in this pure malt have been aged for at least 12 years old. This rare treasure is a must-have on your top shelf!

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    $699.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 615.99
    • GBP: £ 531.99
    • JPY: ¥ 77,538
    • SGD: $944.99
    • AUD: $986.99
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    ou know you have a quality product when it’s named after the company’s founder. Taketsuru, often nicknamed the “Father of Japanese Whisky,” founded the Yoichi distillery in 1934 after learning his craft in Scotland. This whisky is as close to authentic Taketsuru whisky as it gets. The bottle and the box are a pleasure to look at as well. This gift is recommended for fans of Japanese whisky.<br />

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    $759.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 668.79
    • GBP: £ 577.59
    • JPY: ¥ 84,184
    • SGD: $1,025.99
    • AUD: $1,071.59
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    Part the discontinued aged Miyagikyo range, this whisky is particularly difficult to find. Subtle, floral, and fruity, this will appeal to those with a palate for fruit-forward drinks, like many white wines, rye and grain whiskey, and sherry wine.

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    $899.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 791.99
    • GBP: £ 683.99
    • JPY: ¥ 99,692
    • SGD: $1,214.99
    • AUD: $1,268.99
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    A splendid master’s blend, the Champion’s Choice Old Whisky is a Karuizawa exclusive that was specially released for the Tateshina Fuyo Country Club. Karuizawa is now a closed distillery and shut down its whisky production in 2011, making this bottle a rare collectible.

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    $899.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 791.99
    • GBP: £ 683.99
    • JPY: ¥ 99,692
    • SGD: $1,214.99
    • AUD: $1,268.99
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    Suntory is Japan's principal beverage maker. The company's very name is a seal of quality, as Suntory wins global whisky awards year after year. From time to time the company releases specialty bottles, eminently collectible favorites of whisky fans. This bottle has the shape of a violin.

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    $949.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 835.99
    • GBP: £ 721.99
    • JPY: ¥ 105,230
    • SGD: $1,282.49
    • AUD: $1,339.49
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    If you want to give a gift, why not give the best? Hibiki 21 has been crowned the World's Best Blended Whisky, beating out contenders from around the world. This is a gift that anyone will love!

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    $989.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 871.19
    • GBP: £ 752.39
    • JPY: ¥ 109,661
    • SGD: $1,336.49
    • AUD: $1,395.89
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    As one of the oldest releases by Nikka's Miyagikyo distillery, this expression brings forth a wonderful balance of oak, fruit, and floral notes. Rare and extremely limited, this is the perfect gift to mark a highly important event.

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    $999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 879.99
    • GBP: £ 759.99
    • JPY: ¥ 110,769
    • SGD: $1,349.99
    • AUD: $1,409.99
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    $999.99 (USD)
    • EUR: € 879.99
    • GBP: £ 759.99
    • JPY: ¥ 110,769
    • SGD: $1,349.99
    • AUD: $1,409.99
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    A collectible souvenir for the baseball fanatic, the Togouchi 25 Years Old is a limited edition release to commemorate the TOYO Carp’s victory in the 2016 Central League. Only 1,000 bottles were released to the public, so this is a rare must-have dram to include in your bar.

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Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite premium bottles that are priced between $1,000 and $3,000. Each of these bottles is sure to delight!

Finding a great bottle of Japanese Whisky can be a challenge, there are so many to choose from! We’ve picked out our favorite ultra-premium bottles that are priced at $3,000 or more. Each of these bottles is one of the best of the best… These are bottles that are sure to delight!

Featured Product: Suntory Set

We recently unveiled our Dekanta-exclusive Anniversary Set of Suntory bottles.The set includes a bottle from each of Suntory’s world renowned distilleries presented in a beautiful collectors box. This is your chance to give your whisky collection a big boost, for just $499.99.The set includes 4 bottles, a beautiful wooden box and ice ball mold set.

Check it out here: https://dekanta.com/store/dekanta-anniversary-collection-suntory-set/