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Lot 396

Karuizawa 1970 Cask #6177 42 Years Old 70cl / 64.3%

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Official Distillery Bottling

August 2012



Japanese Whisky




Karuizawa Auction

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A 1970 vintage Karuizawa bottled for French importers La Maison du Whisky. Aged for an 42 years in a 450-litre ex-sherry butt.

Karuizawa was founded in 1955 and was Japan’s smallest whisky distillery. In 1959, they became the first distillery to export whisky overseas.

Karuizawa used the famous Golden Promise barley, which was peated, then the spirit was distilled in small batches and aged in the finest Spanish sherry casks to make some of the best whisky in the world.

Sadly, Karuizawa distillery stopped production in 2000 and closed for good in 2011.

This Karuizawa 1970 Cask #6177 sold at our online auction for £2,700

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Middle shoulder

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