Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326

Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326
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Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326Karuizawa Noh 2000 15 Year Old Cask #2326
Winning bid: £1050.00
Lot number: 067-2247

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 its 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 was released as part of the 'Noh Performers' series.

Distilled: 2000

Bottled: 2015

Age: 15 year old

Cask Type: Sherry Cask

Cask Number: 2326

62.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 495 bottles released.

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Featured in: The 67th Auction (October 28 – November 6, 2016)
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