Jura 8 Year Old 2006 vintage Island single malt Scotch whiskey. Sherry cask matured bottled September 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Single Minded series.
Detect a cereal based quality backed up by spices, citrus fruits and pine cones on the nose. Palatewise it is sweet, toffee’d, gristy and carries that same Malt based character – all being moulded neatly into a nice long finish reflecting much of what has gone before.
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.