Hours away from the Scottish mainland in 1963 the island of Jura's 200 inhabitants decided to rebuild the once thriving distillery to boost their economy and what a job they've done. Since then Jura have become known for producing expertly crafted whisky at an award winning standard. Not bad at all for a place where the deer outnumber humans 25 to 1!
The nose has a freshness with notes of damp hay and soft, malty cereal notes. A touch of peat with gentle oak and arak with blossom tones. The palate is thick and full with more cereal, this time a barley fudge sweetness creeps in with creamy smoothness and a touch of aniseed. The finish is long with peppy winter spice.