Isle of Jura Superstition 700ml
NZD $89.99 inc. GST
A union of two Jura malt whisky styles: one bold, strong and peated, the other warm and delicate. Superstition is a unique whisky created from the marriage of traditional Islay style peated barley and a selection of aged malts.
Each expression of Caol Ila (pronounced ‘Cull Ee-la’) reflects a special quality of the light at this remote Islay distillery. Together they picture a day in its secret cove on the Sound of Islay. Brilliant, clean and finely balanced, this special Caol Ila Distillers Edition has all the clarity of ...
Cardhu has a generous spirit which flows from two pioneering women, Helen and Elizabeth Cumming who co-founded and built up the distillery. When Elizabeth retired she entrusted her cherished Cardhu to John Walker & Sons. This, their first distillery has become the spiritual home of Johnnie Walker while its own ...
16 year old Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky from their Triple Cask range, which was launched for travel retail. The Triple Cask range is matured in first-fill American oak barrels, traditional refill casks and first-fill Oloroso Sherry butts.
The Cragganmore Distillers Editions spend a finishing period in casks that previously held Port wine, adding extra fruitiness to the whisky. The 2015 release was distilled in 2003
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A young, rather gentle Bowmore. Whilst not massively complex or full-bodied, Legend is still a great value for money malt.
A delicious, richly sherried Glenfarclas aged for 17 years and launched for the travel retail market. Loads of character and depth, just what we’ve come to expect from the distillery.
Introduced in 2010, after cask strength versions in 2004 and 2005, this is the first officially-bottled Caol Ila 25yo to be bottled at 43%. It’s nice to see growing recognition for this excellent distillery, and this is a very welcome addition to the official range, with a rich, gentle mouthfeel ...
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This is a fairly typical lowland whisky in that it is fresh and light in character, with notes of lemon and cut grass. A sweet nose and a hint of peat make this a good introduction to the world of single malts.
Caol Ila is considered to be one of the lighter of the Islays. Medium-bodied with a rounded flavour. Pale in colour with a greenish tinge. This malt has a peaty nose, with distinct floral notes. It is described as tasting slightly of seaweed/iodine, lightly medicinal, smoky, salty, sweet with a ...
After mellowing in a refill cask to develop the soft distillery character for a decade, a secondary maturation in a specifically chosen Amontillado cask wood ensures that all the good work continues.