Karuizawa 1997 For Oxfam Charity Bottling

Karuizawa 1997 For Oxfam Charity Bottling
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Winning bid: £500.00
Lot number: 074-1669

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 celebrates Dave Broom and Whisky Magazine Japan's fundraising hike for Oxfam.

Distilled: 1997

Bottled: 2010

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 3312

60.2% ABV / 70cl

Please note cracks to wax seal

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Featured in: The 74th Auction (May 26 – June 4, 2017)
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