Hombo Shuzo, the company behind Mars Distillery, produces many different styles of alcohol, starting with shochu in the early 1900s. They really started producing whisky in 1949 with the help of Mr. Kiichiro Iwai, an icon in the Japanese Whisky world. Shinshu is the main distillery which is in the Nagano Alps and Japan’s highest whisky distillery. The second is the Tsunuki distillery in Kagoshima, an island in the south of Japan.
2023 Edition | Mars Shinshu Distillery | Lightly Peated (3.5PPM or lower) | Minimum 3YRS
Matured in ex-bourbon, ex-sherry and ex-Port casks
Brand Tasting Notes: A nose of petrichor, peaches and cream, lemon cakes, and milk chocolate lead to a palate of stone fruit, dried mango, and bittersweet chocolate with notes of sandalwood on the finish.
- Bottle Size700
- DistilleryMars Shinshu
- StyleJapanese Whisky
- Year Bottled2023
- Country of OriginJapan
- Cask StrengthNo
- Cask TypeBourbon