Karuizawa produced outstanding whiskies, many of which have received international acclaim.
Another cracking single cask from Karuizawa, distilled in 1981 and bottled 30 years later on the 5th September 2011.
543 bottles were released.
Colour: full gold. Nose: powerful, leathery, with quite some humus and orange marmalade, then patchouli and a little eucalyptus. Mouth: rich, a tad kirschy, on orange marmalade and bitter spices. Quite some cinnamon. Maybe a tad brutal. Finish: long, very nervous. Comments: superb nose, the palate is a tad rough. SGP:572 - 87 points.
|Classification||Japanese Single Malt Whisky|
|# Released bottle||543|
|Bottler||Official Bottling for LMDW|
|ABV/ Volume||58.3%/ 70cl|