Ended 12 November 2019
Karuizawa 1981 Sherry Cask #6256 Bottled 2011 70cl / 57.5%
Karuizawa 1981 Sherry Cask #6256 Bottled 2011 70cl / 57.5% Karuizawa 1981 Sherry Cask #6256 Bottled 2011 70cl / 57.5%
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Lot 67829

Karuizawa 1981 Sherry Cask #6256 Bottled 2011 70cl / 57.5%

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EUR €2,873.22

Lot Information

Speciality Drinks



First Fill Sherry

Japanese Whisky




Karuizawa Auction

Japanese Whisky Auction

Bottle Auction


A bottle of Karuizawa 1981, matured in a first-fill sherry cask for more than 30 years and bottled in 2011 for Speciality Drinks.

This is bottled from cask number 6256.

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

This Karuizawa 1981 Sherry Cask #6256 sold at our online auction for £2,400


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the 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. 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

Upper shoulder

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