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Karuizawa 1999 Katsushika Geisha Cask 6258 Bottled 2017 - Butterfly 70cl / 61.2%
A bottle of Karuizawa 1999 Single Cask Malt Japanese Whisky. This was distilled in 1999, matured in a single sherry cask and bottled at a cask strength of 61.2% ABV in 2017.
This is one of five bottlings from Karuizawa distillery known as the Katsushika Geisha, or the Five Beauties of Katsushika, which were released in spring 2018. Each label features a print by Japanese ukiyo-e artist Yashima Gatukei, a student of Hokusai, from his series 'A Set of Five Designs for the Katsushika Group: Textiles Dyed the Colors of Spring Dawn'.
This is one of 465 bottles; it was bottled from cask number 6258 and features the image 'Butterfly'.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.