Jura 1997 vintage Island single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in Refill Sherry Hogsheads and bottled 2012 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Connoisseurs Choice range.
Nose: Delicate with hints of ripe tropical fruits and citrus peel. Sweet honey aromas develop.
Palate: Warming initially with hints of stewed fruits. Sweet toffee, dark chocolate with subtle Brazil nut flavour
Jura Single Malt Whiskey
The first Isle of Jura Distillery was built at Craighouse on the Isle of Jura off the west coast of Scotland in 1810 but closed in 1901 and was subsequently demolished. The present Isle of Jura Distillery, was designed by William Delmé Evans and opened in 1963, is equipped with four stills and produces mainly un-peated whiskey with a little peated produced once each year. The Jura participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Jura Superstition, Jura Prophecy and Jura 21 Year Old are included in the official distillery releases.