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Karuizawa 1989

Overall rating
90.88/100
votes
69
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Noh Whisky
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
7893
Number of bottles
302
Strength
63.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Prineus GmbH Germany
Market
de Germany
Added on
02 May 2013 8:13 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3852,09

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Category Rating
Nose
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Taste
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Finish
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Balance
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Tastingtags

4 Notes

Prof.Schoof
Expert Senior Prof.Schoof Note
17 Feb 2015 11:07 pm

This Whisky was sold for 2.105 € at Whiskyauction in Apr. 2015

and for 1.805 € in Feb. 2015

whioli
Expert Senior whioli Review note
16 Jul 2014 9:28 am
whioli gave this whisky 91 points
Weighted Rate
90.8
Nose
90
Initial taste
91
Body
93
Finish
91
Price
87
Presentation
91
mikespike
Expert Junior mikespike Note
05 Oct 2013 7:40 pm
mikespike gave this whisky 84 points


OK there is some complexity. The sherry is present but is not so dominant. Am I missing something? I would say I may have expected more peat, fruitiness. Does not work well enough for me. OK but not outstanding, just my opinion. (84P)

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