Mars 2016 Tsunuki French Connections

Single Cask - 60% - 70 cl

Distilled in December 2016 at the Tsunuki distillery, Mars 2016 Tsunuki French Connections was aged for 4 years in a second-fill bourbon cask giving it a lively and smooth profile. 

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Distilled in December 2016 at the Tsunuki distillery, Mars 2016 Tsunuki French Connections was aged for 4 years in a second-fill bourbon cask giving it a lively and smooth profile. This single cask with a herbaceous, fruity (pear, pineapple) and jammy (mirabelle plum) nose evolving towards a more lemony and spicy (black pepper) register, surprises by its powerful and spicy (star anise) attack on the palate.

Then it is the spicy and medicinal notes (camphor) that appear coated with vanilla and honeyed aromas (acacia) all delivered through a silky texture. The finish is green (barley field), velvety (barley grain) and fermentative (barley porridge). Gourmet, the retro olfaction is marked by notes of praline and marron glacé.

Tsunuki distillery located in Kagoshima, prefecture of the southern tip of the Japanese island of Kyushu, started distilling on October 2016 and the first new make came out of its stills on november 2016. Mars Whisky is betting heavily on this second distillery for which the typical character is being created.

Détails

Details Mars 2016 Tsunuki French Connections

Type

Single Cask

Brand

Mars Whisky

Distillery

Tsunuki

Region

Kyushu - Kagoshima

Strength

60%

Dilution

Cask Strength

Volume

70 cl

Age

4 year old

Vintage

December 2016

Bottling Date

2020

Type of cask

Bourbon

Bottling

Small Batch - Limited Edition

Cask Number

5114

Peat

No peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The distillery

The distillery Tsunuki Mars

The second distillery of the Hombo Shuzo group, which also owns Shinshu, Tsunuki was inaugurated in 2016.


Located on the island of Kyushu in the south of Japan, more precisely at the end of the Satsuma peninsula, famous for its mandarins and the quality of its spring water. The climate of the region is marked by large temperature differences between winter and summer, accentuated at the distillery due to its location in the basin of the Kasedashi River.

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Japanese whisky

Japanese whisky

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

Yellow fruits

Yellow fruits

Notes of peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, ...

Cereals

Cereals

Notes of barley, wheat, rye, corn, malt, hay, ...

Sweets

Sweets

Notes of honey, vanilla, chocolate, caramel / toffee, ...

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