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Isle of Jura 16-year-old

Overall rating
79.78/100
votes
131
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage Collection
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml 1000 ml
Label
Distilled in Paradise
Barcode
5013967003590
Added on
21 Aug 2007 9:12 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 39.99

9 × in wishlist

131 × member ratings

268 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura 16-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.78 points

  1. Jaydee scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Landryn scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Nose: salt and mud

    Taste: dry, oak, old leather and salt

    Finish: short and dry
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      69 69

  3. Myst111 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    sweet honey
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. karlsson60 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    We opened this bottle a few months ago and it got a lot better since. In our first tasting we were a bit disappointed (rate 79), but now we had to change it to a well deserved 85.
    What is important about this whisky: We left it in the glass for well over 30 minutes before tasting it. That makes a big difference. Seems to be the case for other Juras as well (eg. Superstition)
    • Nose
      Sweet barley sugar, some spices (lovage), toffees, that we loved crazily as children (Stollwerk)
    • Taste
      Again spices, crushed coffee beans, buttercream, complex, developing slowly but constantly over time.
    • Finish
      Medium long, spicy, slight hints of oak.

  5. Fable scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Willie JJ scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Streets ahead of the 10yo
    • Nose
      Mighty sherry notes but plenty of vanilla too. Very pleasant on the nose, although the regular Jura earthy note is there 
    • Taste
      Orange barley water
    • Finish
      Gentle, lingering and pleasant 

  7. Lafroy scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Pine tree, soap, old cold coffee, malted
      barley, hints of bourbon. The nose reminds of Christmas.
    • Taste
      Watery sensation with hints of flowers, cold
      coffee, light sweetness, smooth dryness, some butter flavors as well.
    • Finish
      Very short, reminding of coffee with a
      little bit of dryness and some sweetness.

  8. tomy63 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    nice!
    • Nose
      honey, then fruit spices and salt
    • Taste
      acidula, citrus fruits and honey and floral notes
    • Finish
      Sugar, walnuts, almonds, anise, coffee

  9. hsmithjr scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very nice bottling from the lads at Jura.
    • Nose
      Citrus. Fresh pine. Wet creek bed. Furniture polish?
    • Taste
      Vegetal and fairly light. Somewhat oily. Cedar & Oak.
    • Finish
      Salty, but sweet. Spicy. Fresh sea air.

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