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1990 Karuizawa 19 Year Old Sherry Cask 6446 (Bottled for Whisky Live 2010) Cask Strength Single Malt Japanese Whisky (700ml)

JAPAN
$2999. 00 Bottle
$35988.00 Dozen
ABV: 60%
Bottled for the 2010 Whisky Live festival in Japan, for which four casks of Japanese whisky were selected as official festival bottlings. One only to sell.

Other reviews... Nose: Big, bold sherry, as a follower of Karuizawa might expect. Marmalade, cherries and wood stain. Gets more woody with water. Palate: Neat, it's not for the faint hearted. It is blistering stuff that needs water to tame. With water, the mouth feel is reasonably smooth, with sherry, raisins, lovely orange dark chocolate, crumpets with maple syrup, Brazil nut and mint. Finish: Most of the flavors from the nose and then fading to a hint of grassyness/timber. General comment: Not quite as good as the best sherry-matured whiskies I've had from Japan, but very good nonetheless. - nonjatta.com