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Overall rating
84.85/100
votes
153
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
PX Sherry Finish
Strength
45.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
P/004911
Barcode
5013967013186
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
12 Apr 2018 9:06 pm by Heimdall89
Colored

Average value

€ 90.91

22 × in wishlist

153 × member ratings

298 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura The Paps

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.85 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Rather creamy, shimmering, with dried fruits. Slightly maritime, it is rather cool and dynamic. Blindly, I would have bet on a younger malt
    • Taste
      Round, with minimal influence of sherry though. Spices hang a little on the end of the mouth.
    • Finish
      I find the driftwood of Jura with fruits. Slight lack of balance.

      Enthusiasm 3/5
      Whisky n ° 1924

  2. ChrisE scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Colour amber/deep amber.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Nice, fruity, red berries, light caramel, some candy.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Very smooth, too smooth. Bourbon dominates.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Fades away quite quickly. I don't think the age shows in this one. Some liquorice in the end.

  3. niskat scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Cardboard sweet, hints of chocolate in the smell. Sweet and spicy on the tongue. Sweet aftertaste, some cheese and maggi. Overall, despite the color, hardly any wood, makes no mature impression, but a lot of sherry. For 19 years and just under 46% surprisingly sharp on the tongue and fairly short finish. I got the bottle as a gift and drank it myself out of gratitude (partly with support), but I don't need it again.

  4. WhatToDrink scored this whisky 76 points Member Senior

    I find a strange note on top of the sherried flavors that is not very pleasant.
    Almost like smelling a hint of propane-gas, which ruins the impression and the experience for me.

    This whisky, over-all, is not so complex for a 19 year old, but not too bad.
    Though, this strange note on the nose is off-putting.
    • Nose
      73 73
      A strange odor arrives first, propane-like (or the thing they put into it, so you can smell a leak).
      Behind that though, there is sherry and even a hint of peat.
      Quite pleasant, but this whisky is rather shy, I had to add quite a lot of water and wait for white a while before it opened up.
      Sherry, caramel and some vanilla.
    • Taste
      78 78
      Sweet arrival, quickly overtaken by spicy notes some slightly salty notes.
      Wood influence and quite pleasant, once watered down a little. In the start if was mostly just spices, it is better now.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Quite long after-taste of a little sweet, a little sour and then licorice, pretty pleasant.

  5. Martin1965 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
      Dark fruits, earthy, chocolate, raisins, sweet
    • Taste
      91 91
      Dark fruits, sweet, raisins, earthy, vanilla, spice,
      Milk chocolate
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium to long and sweet

      Very sweet Jura, but also spicy

  6. DB1965 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
      Very fruity and sweet, red berries, caramel, raisins. Character from the distillery comes through well. Personally, I don't think it's a very pleasant scent, but it's nice that it does come through.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Vanilla, very sweet, caramel, raisins, nice sherry.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium finish, cocoa and hazelnuts, raisins. Unfortunately no balance.

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. face scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  9. childofbodom696 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: very sweet, raisins, intense, typical notes of jura in the form of root vegetables, oak, light dark chocolate, slightly nutty, alcohol is not noticeable
    Taste: soft, very sweet, vanilla, cereals, roasted hazelnuts, beautiful sherry notes which could also be a full ripening
    Finish: medium long, sweet and slightly dry from the oak

    A Top Jura - so far the best (as of 05.07.2019)

  10. ARDBERG scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    this could have been a stunner @ cask strength

    5 cl sample
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

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