Karuizawa 1980 - 2011 Single Cask No.6568
A fantastic single cask malt, obtained from the closed distillery Karuizawa. Distilled in 1980 then matured until bottling in August 2011.
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: £ 1,250.00
- Strength: 56.4%
- Bottle Size: 70 cl
- Distillery / Blender: Karuizawa
- Distillery Status: Closed / Silent
- Region: Japan
- Cask No: 6568
- Lot Type: Full Size
- Please Note: Minor damage to box