【New Item】Mars Whisky Single Malt Tsunuki 7th Anniversary Local Barley

“Mars Whiskey Single Malt Tsunuki 7th Anniversary Local Barley”

Tsunuki, Kaseda, Minamisatsuma City. The Mars Tsunuki Distillery, the southernmost whisky distillery on the mainland, is located in the green mountains southwest of the Satsuma Peninsula.

Tsunuki, located in the southwestern part of the Satsuma Peninsula, is in a long basin along the Kaseda River, a tributary of the Manose River. Surrounded by Mt. Kurata (475m) to the east and Mt. Nagaya (513m) to the west, the basin-like topography makes the summers hot and the winters cold, which are extremely severe in South Satsuma.
The area has a natural environment that is a “blessing from nature” with good water resources (Mt. Kurata spring water), and is known as “Tsunuki Mikan” (mandarin orange), which is cultivated by making effective use of the mountain slope.
Blessed with a mild climate and good water resources, Tsunuki is the birthplace of the Honbo Sake Brewery. It has been more than 100 years since the brewery started making shochu using Satsuma sweet potatoes, one of Satsuma’s representative specialties.

This single malt Tsunuki 7th Anniversary Local Barley is distilled in 2019 and aged for 4 years. Local Barley. The alcohol content is 55% and the bottling quantity is 563 bottles.

Offer price

BAR Shinkai” also offers small quantities such as 1 cup, 45ml: 3,630 yen, 30ml: 2,420 yen, 15ml: 1,210 yen.

For more information on the Mars Whisky Single Malt Tsunuki 7th Anniversary Local Barley, please see this article.

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