Isle of Jura 18-year-old

Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
5
Whiskybase ID
WB187351
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Barrel Enriched with Red Wine Cask
Strength
44.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1124
Barcode
5013967012547
Market
gb United Kingdom
Added on
08 jul 2021 7:49 pm by Max70

Average value

€ 59.00

4 × in wishlist

5 × member ratings

55 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Isle of Jura 18-year-old

One user has left a review for this whisky. Average rating is 88.00 points.

  1. MaroFF scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The first whisky that captivated me with its finish compared to the aroma and taste. Very drinkable, with well-hidden alcohol, quite sweet, fruity, with lots of peppery spices, but moderately, not dominating the whole. The long-lasting aftertaste of honey and IPA is the perfect culmination. It is very nice and tasty for me.

    Water drop
    The aroma has become floral and honey, there is a toilet block ?, notes of smoke and chamois leather escaped, lemon remains unchanged.
    Taste ... More creamy, less oak, forest fruits gave way to blackcurrant. It seems to me that it tastes worse here than in the original.
    The finish has completely softened, it has become very smooth without expression, so bland. Surprisingly there are traces of flour.
    No, this is not it!
    If it costs, then only in the original version.
    • Nose
      86 86
      delicate, fruity, raisins, sherry, lemon peel, vanilla, toffee, chamois leather, cigarette smoke at the tip
    • Taste
      86 86
      smooth, creamy, red berries, blackberries, blackcurrant, toffee, a lot of oak, ginger
    • Finish
      87 87
      long, spicy, peppery, honey tip with the aftertaste of fruit jelly, traces of heather honey, IPA and very warming

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