Isle of Jura Superstition Single Malt Scotch Whisky Gift Set
This special gift set comes with two tasting glasses, each adorned with an ancient Ankh cross — a symbol of luck in the western isles.
Situated sixty miles off the western coast of the Scottish mainland, the Isle of Jura is one of the most sparsely populated islands in Scotland — it boasts 5,000 red deer, 200 human beings, two churches and just one distillery. The Jura Distillery was founded in 1810 by Laird Archibald Campbell, and sits alongside the Corryvreckan Whirlpool. Nearly a century after it was opened, the distillery was dismantled due to a land dispute, and remained closed until 1963. Today, the Jura Distillery represents a fusion of modern distillation techniques with traditional craftsmanship, and remains one of the most remote and isolated distilleries on the planet. Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made from Scottish barley, which is milled at the distillery and mashed with hot water in order to release its natural sugars. Once the barley has been mashed, it is fermented and then distilled through Jura's 28-foot tall copper-pot stills. The stills' unusual size and shape emphasizes the high esther notes of the barley, and produces a noticeably lighter and fruitier whisky. Isle of Jura Superstition Single Malt Scotch Whisky is crafted from 13% peated barley (the barley is peated to 40 phenol ppm) and 87% unpeated barley. Once the whisky has been distilled, it is matured up to 21 years in American oak casks that were previously used to mature bourbon. The whisky has a subtle aroma of smoke, olives, marzipan and marinated beef. The whisky gives way to notes of cloves, cinnamon, nuts, heather and peat on the palate, and finishes with a warming touch of honey and cedar. Isle of Jura Superstition earned the Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and the Beverage Testing Institute Competition in 2012. This special gift set comes with two tasting glasses, each adorned with an ancient Ankh cross — a symbol of luck in the western isles. Pick up some good luck and a great whisky set today!
|Proof||86 (43% ABV)|
|Distiller/Bottler Name||Jura Distillery|
Subtle aroma of smoke, olives, marzipan and marinated beef. Notes of cloves, cinnamon, nuts, heather and peat on the palate. Finishes with a warming touch of honey and cedar.
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