KODAWARI: The Greatest Japanese Whisky Collection | Showcase

London | 17 November 2023

KODAWARI is the most valuable Japanese Whisky Collection ever to come to auction. Part I of this collection, all of which was accrued by a single owner, comprises some of the most sought after whiskies from Karuizawa, Yamazaki, Hanyu. Hakushu, Hibiki and Yoichi. Among the highlights is the Karuizawa 1960, formerly the world's most expensive Japanese Whisky, which appears at Sotheby's auction for the first time since 2021. こだわり (Kodawari) in Japanese translates as "the art of perfection", a phrase which distills this collector's dedication to building the most comprehensive catalogue of Karuizawa ever to come to auction.

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