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Karuizawa 1994 Geisha Cask #4019

Karuizawa 1994 Geisha Cask #4019
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Winning bid: £3000.00
Lot number: 080-3189

Karuizawa distillery was a Japanese whisky distillery located at Miyota, a town on the southern slopes of an active complex volcano, Mount Asama.

Established in 1955, the distillery began production in 1956. It was owned by Mercian Corporation, and was the smallest in Japan. It was mothballed in 2000, and closed in 2011.

That year the UK-based Number One Drinks Company bought the remaining stocks. The remaining whisky is now a legend of the whisky world.

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

Distilled: 1994

Bottled: 2016

Cask Type: Sherry

Cask Number: 4019

61.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 85 bottles released

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Featured in: The 80th Auction (November 24 – December 3, 2017)