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Isle of Jura 10 year old review

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Isle of Jura 10 year old is a steady executor, smooth from the start until the finish. Matured in Ex-Bourbon casks, not at all a complex single malt whisky. Bit spicy but nothing like Jura Superstition in spiciness. I’d say that Jura 10YO is a safe option. A nice afternoon starter for example.

Jura 10 year old whisky review


If you want to lay low, not wanting to draw too much attention, serve this whisky. A movie, that came to my mind: Under the Tuscan Sun. Jura 10YO took me to the hay fields of Tuscany – right away, even though I haven’t been there. My mind just started to wander into a blossoming nature.

This smooth single malt is probably most ideal, when enjoyed with a loved one. And if possible, under the Tuscan sun. Both, the movie and this Islander are mellow and light presentations in their fields.

Matured in:
Ex-Bourbon casks
Colour: Pale straw
Nose: Pretty fresh and delicate dram. Floral and earthly notes dominate, like taking a whiff of freshly cut summer hay. Oak is also very much present. Yet all in a subtle way.
Taste: Full body, barley mixed with sweet toffee. Hints of citrus on the back.
Finish: Plain nice with medium length and some spices, and little bit of honey.
Balance: Very much in balance, nothing ruling anything out. I guess it could have more strong characters. Each step of the tasting seems to go smoothly, everything is even. A delicate, wee spicy whisky from Isle of Jura.


Distillery: Isle of Jura Region: Island ABV: 40%
Johannes Lindblom
Johannes Lindblom
Finnish whisky enthusiast and the author of WhiskyRant! A digital marketing professional by day – a whisky reviewer and informer by night.

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