Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
19 years old
PX Sherry Finish
45.6 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
12 Apr 2018 9:06 pm by Heimdall89

Average value

€ 92.02

24 × in wishlist

181 × member ratings

381 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura The Paps

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.90 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. SAND scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    NOSE: Slightly musty sherry and dried fruit notes. The mustiness decreases with air and time, leaving sherried notes of sweet dried fruits. (85-86p)
    TASTE: The arrival is sweet. But already on the mid palate the wood bitterness starts to dominate the fruitiness and the sweetness. (79p)
    FINISH: By the time I got to the finish the wood bitterness was the dominant taste. (75p)
    OVERALL: Again the nose was promising but it completely fails to deliver in the mouth. Another case of (too long) maturation in inferior casks tentatively masked by a sweet sherry finish…? TOTAL SCORE 80 points.

  3. ChrisE scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    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.

  4. riegerjonas scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      soft, creamy, vanilla, a little sherry
    • Taste
      84 84
      light marzipan, jura notes, coffee bitterness
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Dris scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. MickMatrix scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Well done. Intense and well balanced. But Jura and I won't become friends.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Hearty, somewhat meaty, roasted aromas and a maritime character.
      Then comes the fruit with cherries, plums and raisins. Some wet wood. Malt. Definitely a very full flavor. The fruits become more fermented. I don't like that so much anymore.
    • Taste
      85 85
      At first maritime and even a bit smoky. The wet wood becomes stronger. Wet, dusty cellar. Fruits only on the edge. Herbs and spices introduce the finish.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Here it becomes too bitter for me. Otherwise, however, of medium length and pleasantly warming.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. YosemiteSam 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.


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