Karuizawa 1980 Gold Samurai The Whisky Show 2015 70cl / 61.6%
A 1980 vintage single cask Karuizawa, bottled in 2015 and released only to attendees of The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2015.
Karuizawa was founded in 1955 and was Japan’s smallest whisky distillery. In 1959, they became the first distillery to export whisky overseas. It stopped production in 2000 and closed for good in 2011.
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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.