Karuizawa - 16 Year Old (1996) Single Cask #3681 (New Forms of 36 Ghosts) Nonjatta Exclusive

LOT #52663
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£6,200.00 €7,202.54$8,731.46
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Sold 23/08/2020

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Lot Information

  • Country: Japan
  • Distillery status: Closed
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Bottles Produced: 140
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 2.00kg
  • Strength: 59.5%

Lot Condition Warnings

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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

A limited release bottle of 16 Year Old Karuizawa whisky, distilled in 1996. Matured in a single sherry cask (#3681). Released as a Nonjatta exclusive in the 'New Forms of 36 Ghosts' series.

 

This is bottle number 14 of 140 produced.

(Please note that the box and bottle numbers do not correspond.)

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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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22/08/20 16:40 £6,200.00 €7,202.54$8,731.46
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