Full Karuizawa Geisiha series to make $168,000 in whisky sale?

A full set of the Karuizawa Geisiha series will cross the block in Bonhams' Hong Kong whisky auction on August 19.

Karuizawa whisky Bonhams
Karuizawa is one of Japan's most celebrated distilleries

All were bottled from cask over the last couple of years, with the oldest dating to 1970.

Karuizawa is a resort town in Japan's mountainous Nagano region.  

The distillery that shared its name was considered one of the country's greatest and although it closed in 2000, casks are occasionally made available.

This rare complete set is expected to make around $128,945-167,628.

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