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Lot 34410

Karuizawa 1980 Cask #4556 Bottled 2013 - La Maison Du Whisky 70cl / 60.3%

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Number One Drinks

July 2013


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Karuizawa Auction

Japanese Whisky Auction


A bottle of Karuizawa 33 Year Old 'Pourquoi Faut Il' . This was distilled in March 1980, matured in a single sherry butt, and bottled in July 2013 for French whisky merchant La Maison du Whisky.

This is bottled from cask number 4556.

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 Karuizawa 1980 Cask #4556 sold at our online auction for £2,300


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note damage to the presentation box.

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.

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.

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Upper shoulder

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