JP-XMR-05-NV

Whisky, 'Iwai Tradition - Wine Cask Finish,' Mars Shinshu

Whisky, 'Iwai Tradition - Wine Cask Finish,'  Mars Shinshu
  • Limited release blended Japanese Whisky from Mars Shinshu in Nagano
  • Iwai Tradition, from Mars Shinshu’s core range, is finished in ex-Pinot Noir and Cabernet casks from the Mars Winery in Yamanashi
  • Iwai Tradition is a malt-forward whisky with a minimal amount of peat, aged in ex-bourbon, sherry, and wine casks
  • Pomegranate molasses, rosemary stems, white peppercorn and a lingering hint of cola spice; retains the peppered backbone of the core expression of Iwai Tradition while replacing its lightly floral notes with delicate baking spice
  • 40% ABV
Producer:
Vintage:
NV
Country:
Japan
Region:
Nagano
Appellation:
Nagano Prefecture
Spirit Type:
Whiskey
Spirit Sub Type:
Japanese

Tasting Notes

For this limited-edition expression, Mars finishes its core blended whisky, Iwai Tradition, in ex-Pinot Noir and Cabernet casks from the Mars Winery in Yamanashi. Exhibiting flavors of pomegranate molasses, rosemary stems, white peppercorn, and a lingering hint of cola spice, this expression retains the peppered backbone of the original Iwai Tradition while replacing its lightly floral notes with delicate baking spice. 40% ABV

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