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Overall rating
83.09/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
WB37162
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Bottling serie
Exclusive Malts
Vintage
03.12.1976
Stated Age
35 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
506
Number of bottles
240
Strength
53.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2012 9:03 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 419.48

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28 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura 1976 CWC

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.09 points

  1. mika417 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    aroma:
    Perfumy & Soapy drifts thinly Brandy chocolate Satay with lettering is also wrapped in chocolate Red wine sauce Rich sherry citrus misty wet forest Light and mineral blini
    Want to be smoky? It seems like a shredded sherry barrel piece of wood? Well, if you have a nice smell, the result is OK
    taste:
    The body is also thick and the quality is almost as good as barrel. Mint tablet Appears personality commensurate with frequency and competes with existing sherry
    finish:
    Sherry Woody with sweet bitterness Mainly it, citrus flavor Mineral Briny
    comment:
    I thought JURA was the best bourbon barrel, but Sherry isn't bad either!

    http://blog.livedoor.jp/soenoh/archives/1076689661.html

  2. el Gato scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      64 64

  3. el Gato scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    Wow. What a weird dram! Lovely nose. Soapy and perfume in the taste and finish is never good!! But I have to say that tasting something like this is still important to broaden your view on whisky. Slainte.
    • Nose
      Sherry. Fruity. Peach. Rubber. Wt dog. Cardamom. Marzipane. A tad chemical. Camphor. With water chocolate, apricots, orange. Nutty.
    • Taste
      Soapy, Bitter oranges. Perfume. Spicy. Chemical
    • Finish
      Soap and perfume lingers alllllllllll the way. And yes, that is not a good thing!! Hints of red berries. Bitter oranges again. Spicy. Nutty. Chocolate. Oak influence..

  4. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Dangerous thing. I personally like it very much, thank you Helgo! In terms of sales, the train may already have run its course, but if you're still stumbling over a bottle and standing on typical old sherry whisky, you better think twice, this is a freak.
    • Nose
      strange ... first dry herbs, marjoram, thyme, savory, and there is Thuringian crackers, smoked (sounds funny, but is so), not too spicy / alcoholic, but still gets some water: now sweet, creamy, orange jelly , Milk chocolate, mild-spicy, the herbs are almost gone, but the slight smoke is still there
    • Taste
      a lot of milk chocolate, pepper, salt ... and yes - soap, turned off!
      Soap, chocolate, lavender, tart herbs
    • Finish
      long, first chocolate, then pepper, and then again strong soap and some smoked sausage with marjoram

  5. Helgo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A very successful Jura, which has not taken too much oak after 35 years and still has its own Jurassic character.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. checkpointuk scored this whisky 31 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=203 Color: gold
    Nose: creamy, gentle nose! Frothy milk with lots of vanilla, green apple, lime, some leather, cardboard, salt and lactic acid, mineral traces and hints of grapefruit.
    Taste: Soft, salty and undrinkable from the second second. Pepper, salt and a ton of mint are covered with a truckload of soap, perfume and sulfur and blown away.
    Finish: A perfumed soapy water - just underground. Spicy mint tips and some dry wood with traces of green fruit fail miserably.
    Comment: Krass ... we have never had such a terrible thing in the glass - as if you were biting into a piece of curd soap !!
    31 points (nose: 91 / taste: 1 / finish: 1)

  7. fritzbrause scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Excellent stuff. Very fine nose of old wood, very fine and sweet. Fruits and grass. The palate goes on with this aromas. Cannot imagine, that this thing was 35y in a first fill sherry. Maybe a mistake. More a second fill sherry cask. The sherry keeps very subtle. Loads of funny aromas on the palate and very long finish. From my opinion a very well balanced old Jura with some cool twists on the palate. Great thing! 

  8. Falnor scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Very weird whisky. Tar, wood, oil on the nose. The palate has got a strange sweatness. It`s citrus with flowers and even some soap/ perfume with spices like nutmeg. Although it`s different, this Jura has too many faults.

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