|Bottled for||The Whisky Exchange|
|Distilled date||Not Specified|
|Cask Type||Sherry Cask|
Karuizawa 31 Years Old Sapphire Geisha: A Timeless Masterpiece
Karuizawa distillery, a legendary and now closed distillery from Japan, continues to mesmerize whisky enthusiasts with its exceptional spirits. As one of the remaining treasures from this beloved distillery, the Karuizawa 31 Years Old Sapphire Geisha Cask 3558 is a true gem that embodies the rich history and unparalleled craftsmanship of Karuizawa whiskies.
Distilled in 1989 and lovingly matured for over three decades, this remarkable expression was bottled in 2020 by The Whisky Exchange for their exclusive Sapphire Geisha series. Each bottle is a testament to the dedication and expertise of the master distillers who created it, representing the pinnacle of Karuizawa's whisky-making artistry.
Matured in a Sherry cask, this 31-year-old single malt carries the distinctive character and depth of flavor that Karuizawa whiskies are renowned for. With a robust alcohol percentage of 58.9%, it delivers a bold and captivating experience for the discerning whisky aficionado.
Upon first nosing, the Karuizawa 31 Years Old Sapphire Geisha reveals a symphony of aromas. Rich notes of dried fruits intertwine with velvety dark chocolate, while hints of oak and spice add complexity to the bouquet. With each sip, the palate is treated to a harmonious fusion of flavors. Decadent layers of figs, raisins, and caramel dance on the tongue, complemented by subtle undertones of leather and tobacco. The experience culminates in a long, satisfying finish, leaving a lingering warmth that invites you to relish the moment.
With only 146 bottles produced, the Karuizawa 31 Years Old Sapphire Geisha Cask 3558 holds an undeniable allure for whisky collectors and enthusiasts alike. Its rarity and exceptional quality make it a prized possession, representing a piece of whisky history that can now be enjoyed in the present.
While the Karuizawa distillery may no longer grace the whisky landscape, its legacy lives on through these cherished bottles. Each sip transports us back to the golden era of Karuizawa, a time when craftsmanship, tradition, and passion converged to create some of the world's most revered whiskies.
As we raise our glasses to the spirit of Karuizawa, let us appreciate the significance of these remaining treasures. They serve as a testament to the artistry and dedication of those who brought this distillery to life and continue to enchant whisky lovers with their unparalleled quality.
The Karuizawa 31 Years Old Sapphire Geisha Cask 3558 is more than just a whisky; it is a symbol of the rich heritage and enduring legacy of Karuizawa, ensuring that the spirit of this legendary distillery will forever be celebrated and cherished by whisky connoisseurs worldwide.