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- Country: Japan
- Distillery status: Closed
- Type: Single Malt Whisky
- Age: 33
- Bottles Produced: 170
- Size: 70cl
- Delivery weight: 2.00kg
- Strength: 54.4%
About the distillery
Karuizawa distillery was a Japanese whisky distillery. It was located at Miyota, a town on the southern slopes of an active complex volcano, Mount Asama, in Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
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; the land on which it had stood was sold in 2012.
This 33 year old Emerald Geisha is a sensational whisky from the Karuizawa distillery which stopped production almost 20 years ago.
This exclusive single cask bottle has had a long maturation a sherry cask, in an ivy-covered warehouse on the slopes of Mount Asama, before bottling for Elixir Distillers.
With only 170 bottles available this legendary release is rarer than emeralds.
This is bottle number 102.
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Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against leakage in transit.
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