Karuizawa 40 Year Old Blue Geisha

Karuizawa 40 Year Old Blue Geisha
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Highest bid: £0.00This item failed to meet the reserve.
Lot number: 072-5513

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 they 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 they have been instrumental in the phoenix- like resurrection of a distillery that rarely released any bottles during its life time.

The Blue Geisha, in a stunningly designed box.

Distilled: 1974

Bottled: 2014

Age: 40 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 4560

58.8% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 192 bottles released

Please note minor marks to inside of box

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Featured in: The 72nd Auction (March 24 – April 2, 2017)
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