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Karuizawa 1974 Single Cask #6409

Karuizawa 1974 Single Cask #6409
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Lot number: 131-03414

Winning bid: £12,500

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.

Distilled: April 1974

Bottled: July 2013

Cask Type: Sherry Cask

Cask Number: 6409

57.2% ABV / 70cl

Please note minor wear to carton

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