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Mars Komagatake 5 years old 2016 Tsunuki Aging 20ppm Antipodes n°5183
Single Cask - 60% - 70 cl
With its Antipodes series, Mars Whisky unveils three versions aged in three different locations, of its emblematic single malt called Komagatake.Read more
With its Antipodes series, Mars Whisky unveils three versions aged in three different locations, of its emblematic single malt called Komagatake.
This exclusive single cask was aged in the cellars of the Tsunuki distillery located on the island of Kyushu where the hot and humid climate influences the maturation of the whisky. With a phenol content of 20 ppm, it expresses a fresh, floral profile, marked by a rather refined smoky peat.
On the nose, the delicacy of the smoked peat takes over the floral notes of honeysuckle and carnation surrounded by fruity and vanilla touches. The tasting is marked by a silky texture in which vegetal, cereal notes and some spicy and fruity touches are revealed. The long and delicate finish sees the peat return to make its reverence and leave the aromatic palette accompanied by greedy notes of pineapple, cut hay and tarragon.
This single cask is the bottling of a single cask in which the Komagatake single malt distilled in 2016 in the Shinshu distillery located in the heart of the Japanese Alps has matured. Transferred to the cellars of Tsunuki, the second distillery of the House of Hombo Shuzo, the cask n°5183 has waited for 5 years before being bottled without reduction of the alcoholic degree.
Product limited to 1 bottles per order.
Details Mars Komagatake 5 years old 2016 Tsunuki Aging 20ppm Antipodes n°5183
Honshu - Nagano
5 year old
Type of cask
First Fill Bourbon Barrel
Single Cask - Limited Edition
The distillery Shinshu Mars
Nestled at an altitude of 800 meters in the heart of the Japanese Alps near Nagano, Shinshu was founded in 1985 by Hombo Shuzo, a wine and shochu producer based on the island of Kuyshu.
Shinshu is the highest distillery in Japan and enjoys a cool climate in summer and snowy winters where temperatures are often negative. Built at the foot of Mount Komagatake, from which its single malt takes its name, the distillery is surrounded by pure water springs which it uses for the production of its whiskies.
Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.
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