Karuizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd Release

Karuizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd Release
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Karuizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd ReleaseKaruizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd ReleaseKaruizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd ReleaseKaruizawa 1999 & 2000 Cask Strength 3rd Release
Winning bid: £1050.00
Lot number: 079-5351

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 is the third release of the ''Cask strength'' series from Number One Drinks Company.

Distilled: 1999 & 2000

Bottled: 2013

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

61.7% ABV / 70cl

Please note dented box.

Please examine the images of the bottle, packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 79th Auction (October 27 – November 5, 2017)
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