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12 November 2019

Karuizawa 33 Year Old Sherry Cask #3579 Golden Geisha - Elixir Distillers 70cl / 63.4%
Karuizawa 33 Year Old Sherry Cask #3579 Golden Geisha - Elixir Distillers 70cl / 63.4%
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Lot 67911

Karuizawa 33 Year Old Sherry Cask #3579 Golden Geisha - Elixir Distillers 70cl / 63.4%

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Lot Information

33

Elixir Distillers

3579

Japanese Single Malt Whisky

Japan

129

Golden Geisha

63.4%

Description

A bottle of Karuizawa 33 Year Old, presented in a wooden case. This was matured in a single sherry cask and bottled for Elixir Distillers.

This is bottle number 99 of 129; it was bottled from cask number 3579.

Karuizawa was founded in 1956 by Japanese wine and spirits producer Daikoku Budoshu to supply malt whisky for the company's Ocean blends. Despite a rocky start due to import restrictions, the distillery began importing Golden Promise barley from the UK and producing a Scottish-style spirit which was matured in Spanish sherry casks, though it was still destined for the company's blending vats. By the late 1980s and 1990s, Karuizawa started to earn a reputation as a single malt, but this wasn't enough to stop the distillery closing in 2001 when its owner, by then called Mercian, was acquired by drinks giant Kirin. In 2007, UK bottler Number One Drinks started to release single casks of Karuizawa and these grabbed the attention of whisky fans worldwide. More independent bottlings were to follow, and with stocks depleting, each new release has become a major event in the whisky calendar.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition.
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

Approx. shipping weight

3kg
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