Isle of Jura

1977

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 111
Specifications
Brand: Jura
Expression: 1977
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Isle of Jura Distillery, Craighouse, Isle of Jura, Islands (Non Islay), Scotland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Custard cream biscuits, dark fruit compote, a sweet vanilla laced edge, meringue, cinder toffee.
Palate: Masses of fruit here, from orchard fruits, apples, pears, to peaches and cream, hints of cinnamon and nutmeg too. A hint of wood smoke.
Finish: Long, lush and fruity, with that gentle bonfire note lurking.
Comment: Wow, a serious eye opener, so many layers of fruit. Perfect outdoors.
8.5
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Sweet and creamy. Floral and fruity. Plums. Raisins. Water adds malty notes. Oat biscuit. And a touch of vanilla.
Palate: Satin-like. Sweet and sour. Cranberries, dried strawberries, plums, marshmallow. Even cherries. Very fruity indeed. Drying on spices. Water tones down the rich fruitiness.
Finish: Still fruity with a spicy kick. Distant smoke in the back.
Comment: The fruity explosion is surprising. I prefer it without adding water. Deliciously refreshing as well.
8.1
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