Mars The Y.A. "Yakushima Aging" #01 Blended Malt Japanese Whisky

Barcode: 4976881504769


Region: Japan

Distillery: Mars Tsunuki Distillery & Mars Shinshu

Age: N/A

ABV: 52% 

Size: 700 ml

This is the 1st release of Mars The Y.A. which refers to the Yakushima Aging Cellars located on Yakushima Island (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Kagoshima, Japan. The Y.A. #01 uses Malt Whisky distilled at the 2 distilleries owned by Hombo Shuzo at its Shinshu Distillery in Nagano & Tsunuki Distillery in Kagoshima which have been matured in mostly ex-Bourbon Barrels and blending to create a unique expression. 

This unique expression showcases the complexity of the spirit by blending two different spirits from their 2 owned distilleries matured at a 3rd site. Yakushima Aging Cellar was established in 2016.

This bottling is rated 86+ on Whiskybase.