Karuizawa 1984 29 Year Old Cask #7802

Karuizawa 1984 29 Year Old Cask #7802
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Winning bid: £1600.00
Lot number: 066-0457

Karuizawa distillery was a Japanese whisky distillery located at Miyota, a town on the southern slopes of an active complex volcano, Mount Asama.

Established in 1955, the distillery began production in 1956. It was owned by Mercian Corporation, and was the smallest in Japan. It was mothballed in 2000, and closed in 2011.

That year the UK-based Number One Drinks Company bought the remaining stocks. The remaining whisky is now a legend of the whisky world.

This Karuizawa was bottled exclusively for the Swedish and Norwegian markets and was selected by Richard Keller, Marius Vestnes and Martin T. Smith of Cask by Cask.

The carton is decorated with Top Trumps style power bars on the side dictating the flavour profile.

Distilled: 29.11.1984

Bottled: 13.10.2014

Age: 29 years old

Cask Type: Oloroso Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 7802

56.7% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 169 / 577

Please note wear and tear to box.

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Featured in: The 66th Auction (September 23 – October 2, 2016)