Karuizawa 1979 Cask 7752 Whisky Review

Karuizawa 1979 Cask 7752

Also tried at Shot Bar Zoetrope in Tokyo, Japan.

Notes

Eye: Super dark

Nose: Deep sherry and berry jam, hints of strong coffee. Wood polish and a heavy floral element. Nuts. Sugar. It's all happening. With time the vanilla became more prominent.

Palate: So sweet, sugar malt on first contact. Espresso jelly babies, amazing Christmas spice with orange citrus and earthy notes. Mushroom? Wow.

Finish: Sweet espresso, earthy sweet malt, dark chocolate. Very refined and very "Japanese" in the whisky sense. Superb finish.

Details

Distillery: Karuizawa
Age: 33yr's Old
Region: Japan
Bottler: Number One Drinks Company
Distillation Date: December 1979
Bottling Date: July 2013
Cask: 7752
ABV: 59.9%
Limited: 384

Wow.

Sláinte!