Karuizawa 1984 30 Year Old Cask #5410

Karuizawa 1984 30 Year Old Cask #5410
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Winning bid: £1650.00
Lot number: 073-1283

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 single cask release has been selected by La Maison Du Whisky, and features an image entitled "Artifices 013" by artist Warren Khong.

Distilled: November 1984

Bottled: October 2015

Age: 30 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Cask

Cask Number: 5410

57.7% ABV / 70cl

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Featured in: The 73rd Auction (April 28 – May 7, 2017)