Karuizawa 1999 Geisha Cask #7436

Karuizawa 1999 Geisha Cask #7436
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Karuizawa 1999 Geisha Cask #7436Karuizawa 1999 Geisha Cask #7436Karuizawa 1999 Geisha Cask #7436
Winning bid: £1300.00
Lot number: 073-5246

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 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 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 bottling is part of a new series for 2016 featuring Geishas on the labels.

Distilled: 1999

Bottled: 2016

Cask Type: Sherry

Cask Number: 7436

60.6% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 484 bottles released

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