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Lot 397

Karuizawa 1969 Cask #8183 42 Years Old 70cl / 61.3%

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Official Distillery Bottling

August 2012



Japanese Whisky




Karuizawa Auction

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A 1969 vintage Karuizawa bottled in 2012 for La Maison du Whisky. Aged in a 400-litre ex-bourbon cask for an 42 years.

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 1969 Cask #8183 sold at our online auction for £3,000

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Upper shoulder

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