Mars Shinshu Whisky 'Iwai Tradition' NV 750ml

size
750ml
country
Japan
WKY
88
WKY
88
Rated 88 by Whisky Advocate
This carmine dram has a soft, mellow nose of raisin, earthy red wine notes, wet slate, prune flesh, stewed rhubarb, caramelized brown sugar, and maple syrup. It’s fruity rather than sweet on the palate, but it seems held back at 40% ABV without a heavier mouthfeel, showing date, red plum, sultana, fudge, red velvet cake, brown sugar, and peppery spice, with a raspberry and spice finish. - Fall 2020
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Mars Shinshu Whisky 'Iwai Tradition' NV 750ml

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WKY
88
WKY
88
Rated 88 by Whisky Advocate
This carmine dram has a soft, mellow nose of raisin, earthy red wine notes, wet slate, prune flesh, stewed rhubarb, caramelized brown sugar, and maple syrup. It’s fruity rather than sweet on the palate, but it seems held back at 40% ABV without a heavier mouthfeel, showing date, red plum, sultana, fudge, red velvet cake, brown sugar, and peppery spice, with a raspberry and spice finish. - Fall 2020
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size
750ml
country
Japan
Overview
Rated 88 - This carmine dram has a soft, mellow nose of raisin, earthy red wine notes, wet slate, prune flesh, stewed rhubarb, caramelized brown sugar, and maple syrup. It’s fruity rather than sweet on the palate, but it seems held back at 40% ABV without a heavier mouthfeel, showing date, red plum, sultana, fudge, red velvet cake, brown sugar, and peppery spice, with a raspberry and spice finish. - Fall 2020
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Country: Japan

Japan has been producing their characteristic plum wine and sake, a rice wine, for many centuries, with the earliest written recordings of such drinks being enjoyed dating from the 3rd century. It has gradually become more and more popular in the western world, and high demand for such goods has seen a boom in plum wine and sake production all across Japan. High quality sake is especially in demand, and there are currently several AOC style designated appellations producing this aromatic and fascinating ancient beverage. In Japan, both sake and plum wine are usually served with food, or kept for ceremonial purposes and greeting guests, and the west's ever growing fascination with Japan and Japanese cultures means we can expect to see far more of this type of produce in the near future.
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Japan has been producing their characteristic plum wine and sake, a rice wine, for many centuries, with the earliest written recordings of such drinks being enjoyed dating from the 3rd century. It has gradually become more and more popular in the western world, and high demand for such goods has seen a boom in plum wine and sake production all across Japan. High quality sake is especially in demand, and there are currently several AOC style designated appellations producing this aromatic and fascinating ancient beverage. In Japan, both sake and plum wine are usually served with food, or kept for ceremonial purposes and greeting guests, and the west's ever growing fascination with Japan and Japanese cultures means we can expect to see far more of this type of produce in the near future.