Karuizawa - 1999 (Single Cask #2339)

LOT #16781
2500.00
£2,500.00 €2,914.25 $3,467.50
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Sold 28/10/2018

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Lot Information

  • Country: Japan
  • Distillery status: Closed
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Bottles Produced: 225
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 61.1%
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.

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After the distillery was sadly closed in 2001, Karuizawa has achieved legendary status with whisky enthusiasts, its whisky becoming extremely collectable.

This beautifully presented Karuizawa was distilled in 2000 before bottling in 2015, limited to only 225 bottles from a single sherry cask #2339.

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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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28/10/18 15:20 £2,500.00 €2,914.25 $3,467.50
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