Karuizawa 30 Years Old - Samurai Cask No.3139
A fantastic 30 year old 'Samurai' labelled bottle from a newer range in more premium packaging. Encased in wooden presentation box, this whisky, bottled from cask number 3139 is limited to 494 bottles.
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 sadly ceased in 2000.
Single cask releases from Karuizawa distillery have picked up numerous awards in recent years..
Winning Bid: £ 2,275.00Reserve met
- Strength: 55.4% vol
- Bottle Size: 700ml
- Distillery / Blender: Karuizawa
- Distillery Status: Closed / Silent
- Region: Japan
- Bottle No: 1 of only 494
- Cask No: 3139
- Cask Type: Sherry
- Lot Type: Full Size
- Approximate Shipping Weight (!): 3.0kg