Mars The Y.A n°2 Peated
Blended Malt - 49% - 70 cl
Like the first version, this second edition of Mars The Y.A. is a Japanese blended malt composed exclusively of single malts from the Shinshu and Tsunuki distilleries, aged in bourbon casks on the island of Yakushima.Read more
The nose first reveals sun-ripened fruit aromas such as mandarin orange, juicy peach and banana. Notes of sea breeze underline the presence of the Pacific Ocean around the island, while the sweetness of white smoke and vanilla add delicacy and complexity. On the palate, tropical fruits offer a richness of flavor, accompanied by subtle 15 ppm peat that fills the palate, enhanced by pleasant saline mineral notes. The finish is smooth, oily and balanced, offering remarkable persistence...
This whisky evokes a unique blend of natural landscapes between rivers, lush forests and majestic mountains. Yakushima Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993 and located off the coast of Kagoshima in Japan, offers a warm, tropical climate characterized by a high percentage of humidity. This extreme environment gives this whisky a unique ageing process, distinct from that of Shinshu and Tsunuki, with more significant evaporation, bringing a higher proportion to the "angel".
Details Mars The Y.A n°2 Peated
Shinshu - Tsunuki
Type of cask
Small Batch - Limited Edition
Number of bottles
The brand Mars Whisky
Mars Whisky is a brand created by Hombo Suzo, producer of traditional Japanese spirits, gathering the bottlings of the Shinshu and Tsunuki distilleries.
Today it is a leading brand in Japanese whisky, whose creativity impresses its rivals with many whiskies created since the reopening in 2011 of the Shinshu distillery and the opening in 2016 of a brand new malt distillery called Tsunuki whose first single malt was released in 2020.
Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.
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