Mars Shinshu may not be the largest whisky distillery in Japan, but it more than makes up for its size with its elegance and grace. This expression is the third release in the popular “Nature of Shinshu” series by Mars and was released in September 2017. A blend of 20 year old sherry aged single malts and whiskies distilled in 2014 and matured in bourbon casks, this release brings the past and present together wonderfully. "Shinanotanpopo", for those curious, means "dandelion flower".
Nose: Summer berry tart with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the site.
Palate: Floral malt starts to take control on the palate, though sweetness of blueberries and caramel continues to hold its ground.
Finish: A touch of honeysuckle and mint on the finish.
This expression is the third release in the popular “Nature of Shinshu” series by Mars and was r..
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