Mars Malt Duo Komagatake x Chichibu

Blended Malt - 54% - 70 cl

As its name suggests, this blended malt is a blend of casks from two Japanese distilleries: Shinshu and Chichibu, which have collaborated in the greatest secrecy since 2015.

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As its name suggests, this blended malt is a blend of casks from two Japanese distilleries: Shinshu and Chichibu, which have collaborated in the greatest secrecy since 2015.

Its profile, both harmonious and complex, reveals itself at first rather fruity and greedy with notes of plum, orange peel and maple syrup. On tasting, the character of the Komagatake single malt is accompanied by the strong imprint of the Chichibu single malt with aromas of brandy cake, cocoa, nutmeg and a touch of smoke. On the finish, the silky black tea-like tannins can be expressed until the whisky disappears.

Composed of several casks of the iconic Komagatake single malt blended with several casks of single malt distilled in Chichibu, Mars Malt Duo Komagatake x Chichibu is thus the result of an exchange of know-how between two of Japan's greatest whisky producers. Kasuto Hombo, the president of Mars Whisky, went to Chichibu to select some sherry and American white oak casks filled with Chichibu single malt and then transferred to the cellars of the Shinshu distillery where they were aged for nearly six years under specific climatic conditions.

Product limited to 1 bottles per order.

Détails

Details Mars Malt Duo Komagatake x Chichibu

Type

Blended Malt

Brand

Mars Whisky

Producer

Hombo Shuzo

Distillery

Shinshu X Chichibu

Region

Honshu - Nagano

Age

6 year old

Strength

54%

Dilution

Faible dilution

Volume

70 cl

Vintage

2015

Bottling Date

2021

Type of Cask

Bourbon / Shisnshu X Sherry & Bourbon / Chichibu

Bottling

Small Batch

Number of Bottles

10918

Filtration

Unchill filtered

Coloring

Uncolored

Peat

No peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The brand

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.

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Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky

Made of whiskies exclusively distilled, aged and bottled in Japan.

Citrus

Citrus

Notes of grapefruit, mandarin, yuzu, orange, lemon, ...

Woody

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Spicy

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