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 Isle of Jura Prophecy  46%

Isle of Jura Prophecy

Category: Island Whisky

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Alcohol by Volume: 46%

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Distiller notes:
A curse, a mystical seer and a fortune that came to pass 200 years later is the inspiration behind the newest edition to the award-winning Isle of Jura range, Jura Prophecy – a heavily peated single malt that harks back to the whisky that was brewing on the mysterious island centuries ago. The single malt is inspired by one the island’s most compelling tales – the true story of the wise old ‘seer’ who predicted the downfall of the illustrious Campbell clan who held reign on the Isle of Jura in the early 1700s. During this reign, the Campbells evicted the seer – who was believed to have the gift of “the third eye” and the ability to see the future – from the island.  As she left she foretold that the last Campbell would leave the island, one eyed and with all his worldly possessions held in one cart drawn by a solitary white horse. More than 200 years later, in 1938, Charles Campbell, the last Campbell left. with only one eye after being shot during World War 1, and with a cart drawn by a white horse. Tasting notes: Colour: Rich, amber gold with shimmering highlights. A lustrous copper gold and cherry wood hue. Nose: The tarry bonfire notes slowly give way to hints of soft liquorice and nutmeg. Taste: Meticulously crafted from a selection of the finest and rarest aged Jura single malt whiskies, Prophecy is a profoundly peated spirit. Powerful flavours of peat smoke, fresh cinnamon and spicy sea spray lead the first assault. Finally the tarry bonfire notes slowly give way to hints of soft liquorice and nutmeg. Some say Jura Prophecy contains earthy notes of damp moss and peat coupled with bonfire smoke and Arbroath kippers too. Bottled in a traditional style without chill filtration to preserve the true character and deliver an authentic taste of 1938.

The house style for the Isle Of Jura distillery is: Piney, lightly oily, soft, salty. Aperitif.

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