Karuizawa - 40 Year Old (1982) Platinum Geisha (Cask #1650)

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  • Distillery Status
    closed
  • Type
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Bottles Produced
    227
  • Size
    70cl
  • Delivery Weight
    2.00
  • Strength
    56.5
Japan

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.

Other Information

Distilled in 1982, the 40 year old Platinum Geisha forms part of the 9th and final release of the Karuizawa "Geisha" series of whiskies.  

This exclusive single cask bottle is the older of the two platinum releases and has had a long maturation in a single sherry cask (#1650). 

*One of only 227 bottles available in this highly limited series. 

(Please note that the bottle number has been digitally obscured at the seller's request. Bottle numbers will be revealed to winning bidder only.)

 

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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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Bid History

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Date / Time Bid Amount
19/03/23 08:26 £25,000.00 €29,662.50 $32,302.50 ¥5,090,472.50 A$48,280.00 S$43,442.50 HK$252,280.00
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