Karuizawa 8 Year Old Mercian

Karuizawa 8 Year Old Mercian
Rollover image to zoom. View large image
Karuizawa 8 Year Old MercianKaruizawa 8 Year Old MercianKaruizawa 8 Year Old Mercian
Winning bid: £250.00
Lot number: 066-3565

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 distilleries. During production it solely used Golden Promise barley imported from Scotland - the Golden Promise 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 it has been instrumental in the phoenix-like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its life time.

This bottle harks from the original ownership - Mercian Wine Company. There aren't too many original bottlings from this era available, making these Mercian bottlings a must have for Karuizawa collectors.

Age: 8 years old

40% ABV / 70cl

Please note slight wear to box.

Please examine all images of the lot, any 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)
Loading