Karuizawa 2000 - 2016 'Rising Sun' - Single Cask No.8123
A fantastic single cask malt, obtained from the closed distillery Karuizawa. Distilled in 2000 then matured until bottling in 2016 from a single sherry cask.
Karuizawa Distillery was established in 1955 in the foothills of Mount Asama, an active volcano. The area is a popular mountain resort to the north-west of Tokyo and the distillery is the highest in Japan at 850 meters above sea level.
The environment is ideal for whisky production, enjoying low temperatures and high humidity. Production of single malt whisky at the distillery ceased in 2000.
Single cask releases from Karuizawa distillery have picked up numerous awards in recent years.
Winning Bid: £ 1,330.00Reserve met
- Strength: 63.8%
- Bottle Size: 70 cl
- Distillery / Blender: Karuizawa
- Distillery Status: Closed / Silent
- Region: Japan
- Cask No: 8123
- Cask Type: Sherry
- Lot Type: Full Size