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- Country: Japan
- Distillery status: Closed
- Type: Single Malt Whisky
- Age: 29
- Bottles Produced: 60
- Size: 70cl
- Delivery weight: 2.00kg
- Strength: 58.6%
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 29 year old Murasaki Geisha is a sensational whisky from the Karuizawa distillery which stopped production some time ago. The Murasaki – aka Imperial Purple for non-Japanese speakers is an extremely limited release of only 60 bottles, The Whisky Show 2018 saw 1 of those poured so now we are down to only 59 bottles in the whole world......A stunning addition to any collection.
This is bottle number 15.
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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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