€ 10 920,00On request
Karuizawa is the gold standard for rare Japanese whisky. The distillery closed its doors in 2011, although it had not been producing whisky for over a decade.
This particular whisky from Karuizawa was aged in a sherry cask #2748 for a 27 years. Bottled 2009.
Type: Japanese whisky
Age: 27 years
Cask number: #2748
First fill Sherry cask.
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In the pantheon of Japanese whiskies, the **Karuizawa 1982 vintage** stands as a monument to timeless elegance. Aged for an impressive 27 years and bottled in 2009, this whisky has been infused with the essence of Karuizawa’s enchanting terroir.
Distilled in an era now whispered about with reverence, it was laid to rest in sherry cask #2748, emerging as a treasure that conveys the subtlety and power of a first-fill sherry cask. This particular cask was chosen with exceptional care by The Whisky Exchange in London, marking their decade-long journey in shaping whisky appreciation worldwide.
Bottled at an imposing 56.1% ABV, this single malt encapsulates the storied legacy of a distillery that, despite having stilled its stills long before closing in 2011, continues to captivate the palates of collectors and aficionados alike.
The release of this **Karuizawa 1982** was orchestrated by Number One Drinks, under the discerning eyes of David Croll and Marcin Miller, who would later become the custodians of the distillery’s final stocks. This bottle does more than mark the 10th anniversary of the Whisky Exchange; it is a liquid chronicle, a sensory homage to the art of whisky making that once thrived in the foothills of an active volcano.
Delve into the depths of this rare expression and partake in a sensory journey that bridges decades, a celebration not just of the whisky itself, but of the enduring legacy it represents.