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Karuizawa 1980 “Pourquoi Faut Il” 33 Year Old Cask #4556 Whisky
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Whiskey: Karuizawa 1980 “Pourquoi Faut Il” 33 Year Old Cask #4556

Then matured in a sherry butt cask #4556 for 33 Year, before being bottled in July 2013 exclusively for La Maison Du Whisky.

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Size: 700ML

Proof: 120 (60% ABV)

Age: 33 Year

Origin: Japanese

Distillery: Karuizawa

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Detailed Description

The Karuizawa Distillery was established in 1955 in the foothills of Mount Asama – an active volcano. The area is a popular mountain resort and the distillery is the highest in Japan at 850m above sea level. The environment is also ideal for whisky production, with low temperatures and high humidity.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 “Pourquoi Faut Il” whisky from Karuizawa was distilled in 1980.

Karuizawa 1980 “Pourquoi Faut Il” 33 Year Old Cask #4556 Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: The aromas have alight fruit notes with malt and spice.

Palate: The taste almost is really just a short beginning that crescendos and transitions extremely smoothly into the finish.

Finish: Finish is long, spicy and smooth.

Distillery Information

Karuizawa distillery was a Japanese whisky distillery. It was located at Miyota, a town on the southern slopes of an active complex volcano, Mount Asama, in Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Established in 1955, the distillery began production in 1956.

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