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Karuizawa 1972 40 Year Old Cask #8833  70cl / 55.9%
Karuizawa 1972 40 Year Old Cask #8833  70cl / 55.9% Karuizawa 1972 40 Year Old Cask #8833  70cl / 55.9%
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Lot 189349

Karuizawa 1972 40 Year Old Cask #8833 70cl / 55.9%

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EUR €3,757.58

Lot Information



Number One Drinks Company



Sherry Butt

Japanese Whisky





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A bottle of Karuizawa 1972 40 Year Old Japanese Single Malt Whisky, this was matured in Sherry Butt number 8833 and bottled in 2012 at a strength of 55.9% ABV.

Karuizawa was founded in 1955 and was Japan’s smallest whisky distillery. In 1959, it became the first distillery to export whisky overseas. Sadly, Karuizawa distillery stopped production in 2000 and closed for good in 2011.

This is bottle 75 of 267.


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.

Fill Level

Middle shoulder

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