Mars Komagatake Single Malt LE 2020

70cl / 50%

A very limited run where the exact number of bottles produced is kept secret. The famous Mars distillery, found at 800metres above sea level in the Nagano prefecture produced this pure single-malt.

Maturation at this altitude is unique as the seasonal changes impart their flavour profile to the base spirit. Expect notes of sweetened condensed milk, persimmon and apricot.


RM941.00

About the Mars Komagatake Single Malt LE 2020

Tasting Notes

Color: Copper
Nose: Prune, honey and vanilla.
Palate: Sweet orange on the palate, accompanied by developing cocoa powder.
Finish: Long, gentle and sweet.

History of Mars Whisky

Mars Whisky is a brand created by Hombo Suzo, producer of traditional Japanese spirits, proposing the bottlings of the Shinshu and Tsunuki distilleries. Located between Japan’s soaring Southern Alps and the towering Central Alps, at just over 2,600 feet, Mars Shinshu is Japan’s highest whisky distillery. The Hombo family have been distilling for more than a century and added whisky to their repertoire in 1949. At that time the distillery was located in the Tsunuki region of Kagoshima Prefecture on the southern-most island of Kyushu.

Until 1984, it was the southernmost whisky made in Japan, which ended when the Hombo clan moved the distillery to the idyllic alpine setting of Miyada village in southern Nagano Prefecture, Central Japan. They chose this site for its cool temperature, which slowed maturation, and the plentiful soft granite filtered snowmelt fed aquifers. In 2016, Hombo Shuzo reopened and introduced new pot stills to their first distillery location in Kagoshima now known as the Mars Tsunuki Distillery, once again Japan’s southernmost distillery.They also built an aging facility on a tiny island known as Yakushima, a National World Heritage site, where they now age spirits from both Shinshu and Tsunuki distilleries.

For more information visit: www.hombo.co.jp

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Additional information

Brand

SID

D03F

Country

Japan

Product Type

Whisky, Japanese Whisky

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