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Karuizawa 1991

Overall rating
88.50/100
votes
40
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Noh Whisky
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
3206
Strength
60.8 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
09 Dec 2010 1:50 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1.375,00

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Whisky Reviews for Karuizawa 1991

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.50 points

  1. bachmann1 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for EUR 319,- @ whiskyauction.com - 26. Mai 2018

  2. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    He does not really have much in common with scotch. And he is the hammer in his own way. Incredibly complex nose, a stormy, fiery on the palate. Delicious.
    The stuff is just terrific.
    • Nose
      It starts with plum, followed by Mon Cherry cherry. Cafe-au-lait, gum, chocolate. Later, mellow wood, vanilla. Short flowery, then cigarette ash. The alcohol stings in the nose.
    • Taste
      Very sweet starting, plum, gum, coal fire. The alcohol is burning.
    • Finish
      Very long finish with spicy bitterness, leather and tobacco.

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. magic_slim scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Quite unusual and not comparable with any Scotch Whisky. Very good but not for the fainthearted.
    • Nose
      Ooops, needs some time and air - quite some varnish at the beginning. After a few minutes the varnish has disappeared and it becomes rather closed with weak aromas of sherry and tobacco. Dried exotic fruits and sweet grassy notes. Pleasant.
    • Taste
      Powerful and rich - an explosion of syrupy sweetness, tons of toffee and chestnuts. Lovely.
    • Finish
      Long dry and spicy finish with dark wood. Very satisfying.

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