Jura Island Exclusive 1996 Vintage Whisky Festival

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alc./vol:
54%

Proof:
108°

Vintage:
1996

Aged:
15 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

A limited edition bottling only available at the Isle of Jura Distillery. This 1996 vintage was chosen by friends of Jura and just 493 bottles were created from a cask. It is aged first in American White Oak and then finished in French Limousin oak.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 01/05/2011

Appearance

Clear (slight haze with addition of water), burnished copper.

Aroma

Crystallised ginger, linseed oil and gluey nose with warm Christmas spice and slight phosphorus.

Taste

(hydrated to approx. 40% alc./vol.) Salty, smoked seaweed palate with ginger and nutmeg spice, dry oak, and brazil nut.

Aftertaste

Spicy, lightly smoked nutty finish.

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