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Isle of Jura 1999

Overall rating
85.72/100
votes
89
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Boutique Barrels
Vintage
27.01.1999
Casktype
Kentucky Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
300
Strength
55.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Heavy Peat: 30ppm
Bottle code
M0033 G7 13:09 10:00222
Barcode
5013967006225
Added on
20 Mar 2010 1:27 pm
Non-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 150,00

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89 × member ratings

167 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura 1999

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.72 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A good smoky-peaty release, very soft, perfectly balanced, strong, industrial-mineral, smoky-peat and wood-coffee principles alternate in development.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, peat, smoky notes, smoked meats, dry boards, lemon peel, industrial and mineral shades - dry plaster, stone chips, carbide; light putrid tones, turning leaves
    • Taste
      Powerful, saturated, peat, smoke, some rubber, pepper wave, charred branches, cappuccino, nuts, sour mineral, ginger, grapefruit peel, grain, malt, sweet notes.
    • Finish
      Soft, warming, peat, light smoke, smoked meats, metallic acidity, coated tablets, oak, grain, ginger, dark chocolate.

  2. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    hmm Jura is already a category in itself
    very difficult to classify
    I waver between going so well
    • Nose
      light, minimal smoke, nutty, then fresh, light cheese
    • Taste
      soft and round on the palate
      red, cherries, herb, herbs?
    • Finish
      long
      Oak, bitter, a note I can not call

  3. ErzWhisky scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Blindverkostung
    • Nose
      first smoke; slightly stinging; a bit sweetish and malty / cereal notes
    • Taste
      tingling; alcoholic; Smoke; Grain
    • Finish
      quite long with smoke; getting a little bitter and dry; ash

  4. smaeksle did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Great nose, he can not convince me in the mouth. But very good average.
    • Nose
      Not as smoky as expected at first glance. If you just let it stand, cold medical smoke comes through. Above all is a beautiful vanilla note. The high alcohol strength is not noticeable. Wood or typical tanins are not available at all. Custard at it's best.
    • Taste
      Violent start, the alcohol is pushing with full force into the mouth. Only a hint of marzipan, mixes with eucalyptus and thus gets the barrel of his grand entrance. Tanine and season without end, then mint again.
    • Finish
      With a clear, slightly woody tongue, he sounds.

  5. Fight65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Patrick93 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Zumbar scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Jura;

    Heavily peated with notes of pine wood and lemongrass.

    One of our supreme Boutique Barrels range, this small-batch Bourbon offers you a taste of history. Want to know the flavour of eight years in American white oak barrels? Expect a rich hit of bonfire and peat smoke tempered by soft vanilla and floral notes.

  9. checkpointuk scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/isle-of-jura-boutique-barrels-trio-10y-15y-17y-21y-200-years-of-the-jura-distillery-27657/ Color: gold with a amber stitch
    Nose: Fresh, salty lemon with peat and light smoke, maritime notes appear, then a rather dull orange fruit with light vanilla aromas and hints of hay.
    Taste: Sweet peat peppered with orange, lemongrass, a lot of salt and black pepper, a bit smokier than in the nose, but rather of thin consistency.
    Finish: Long with smoky peat, towards the end earthier and drier with still a lot of lemon and salt on the tongue.
    85 points (nose: 84 / taste: 85 / finish: 86)

  10. granella2003 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lemon zest and cut hay. Cream vanilla and hints of fresh blossom, a little dried
      herbal character, and rich peat smoke.
    • Taste
      Black pepper and allspice, hints of barley malt,
      orange peel, liquorice root and nutmeg. Very intense and rich.
    • Finish
      Wood ash and spice on the finish. Hints of
      marzipan.

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