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Karuizawa 1980 Cask #4556 La Maison Du Whisky - Signed By Yuuka Yamada 70cl / 60.3%
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. This is bottle is signed by Paris-based artist Yuuka Yamada who designed the label.
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 £3,200
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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.