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Jura whisky reviews

Jura distillery
Highlands (Isle of Jura) region
Founded in 1810, currently active
Owned by White & Mackay / United Spirits
www.isleofjura.com

Isle of Jura 18yo 1972 (55,5%, SMWS 1991, ref. 31.4, 75 cl.) – 94/100

Jura 30 yo 1973 (55%, OB 2003, cask 3155, 468 btl.) – 86/100

Isle of Jura 1976 JWWW Gentle NosesIsle of Jura 35 yo 1976 (51,3%, Jack Wiebers Whisky World 2012, bourbon cask #60006, 120 btl.) – 90/100

Isle of Jura 24 yo 1988 (51,3%, Archives 2012, bourbon cask #752, 60 btl.) – 89/100

Isle of Jura 22 yo 1988 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, bourbon hogshead #756, 352 btl.) – 90/100

Isle of Jura 24 yo 1988 (51,2%, The Whiskyman for Sweden 2012, bourbon cask, 116 btl.) – 91/100

Isle of Jura 23 yo 1988 (56,3%, Villa Konthor 2011, sherry cask) – 90/100

Isle of Jura 23 yo 1988 (52,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 201 btl.) – 91/100

Jura 24 yo 1988 (50,8%, The Whisky Agency & Bresser & Timmer 2012, bourbon hogshead, 251 btl.) – 89/100

Isle of Jura 1989 (58,8%, Signatory Vintage for Whisky Fair 2014) – 88/100

Isle of Jura 18 yo 1990 (52,4%, Duncan Taylor 2009, cask #6401, 312 btl.) – 78/100

Isle of Jura 11 yo 1999 Boutique Barrels (55%, OB 2010, Bourbon XU cask finish) – 85/100

Jura 9 yo 2003 (46%, Douglas Laing Provenance 2013, ref. 9305) – 78/100

Isle of Jura ‘Diurach’s Own’ (40%, OB +/- 2014) – 82/100

Jura 10 yo ‘Origin’ (40%, OB 2014) – 78/100

Jura Paps ‘Mountain of Gold’ (46%, OB 2009, Pinot Noir finish, 1366 btl.) – 75/100

Jura Paps ‘Mountain of the Sound’ (46%, OB 2009, Cabernet Sauvignon finish, 1366 btl.) – 80/100

Jura Paps ‘Sacred Mountain’ (46%, OB 2009, Barolo finish, 1366 btl.) – 82/100

Isle of Jura Prophecy (46%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Isle of Jura Tastival (44%, OB 2014, French oak finish, 3000 btl.) – 88/100

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  • Roberto Sikora: This is really a great, great bottling. One of my favourite Littlemills so far... :-) Thank you, Ruben for this review!
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