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Karuizawa Noh 1980 32 Year Old Cask #3565

Karuizawa Noh 1980 32 Year Old Cask #3565
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Karuizawa Noh 1980 32 Year Old Cask #3565Karuizawa Noh 1980 32 Year Old Cask #3565Karuizawa Noh 1980 32 Year Old Cask #3565
Winning bid: £2100.00
Lot number: 066-0459

Founded in 1955 with a keen eye on producing high quality whisky, Karuizawa was mothballed in 2000 and since then has achieved the kind of mythical stature reserved for only a select few distillerie.

During production they solely used Golden Promise barley imported from Scotland - the barley was considered vital for long maturation. Direct fired stills, Sherry casks sourced from Spain and an on-site cooperage all contributed to the high quality of their whisky.

In 2011 Number One Drinks bought the remaining stock and itr has been instrumental in the phoenix-like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its lifetime.

This bottle was released as part of the 'Noh Performers' series, but this release is exclusively for Norway and Sweden.

Distilled: 1980

Bottled: 2013

Age: 32 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 3565

59.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 335 bottles released

Please examine the images of the bottle, packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

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