Historic Auction of Mammoth Karuizawa Collection

From Nonjatta
March 13, 2017 - 9:27am
Post by Stefan Van Eycken, TokyoWhisky fans with a penchant for fine Karuizawas may want to look into raising their credit limit in preparation for a historic auction that will be run by the folks over at Whisky Auctioneer the first half of April.With almost 300 bottlings offered as individual lots, this is – as far as we know – the biggest collection of Karuizawas ever offered at auction. It covers the whole spectrum from the 60s (12 single casks), 70s (30 bottlings), the Golden Age from 1980 to 1984 (99 single casks) through the second half of the 80s, the 90s and up to the final vintage, 2000. It also includes a selection of official bottlings, some of which were only available at the Distillery shop.It’s not a complete collection, but with Karuizawa that is not in the realm of possibilities. Many casks were bottled in small batches for sale at the distillery, when it was o


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