Tuesday, December 11, 2018


The Jura Distillery, has today announced the launch of the first two expressions in a new Prestige Range of single malt Scotch whiskies, which are said to showcase some of the brands oldest and rarest whisky stocks.

Jura Rare Vintage 1988 (53.5% ABV) Limited to 1,406 bottles, it was initially matured in American white oak small batch ex-Bourbon barrels, before being aged for several years in 20 Year Old Tawny Port Pipes. Jura 28 Year Old (47% ABV) was initially matured in American white oak ex-Bourbon barrels, before being finished in aged Amoroso sherry butts.
Jura announces the launch of new Prestige Range

Jura Rare Vintage 1988, is said to have been created to capture unique moments from the whisky’s island home, and has been looked after by three distillery managers: Willie Tait who originally laid down the cask in 1988, Willie Cochrane who took over the roll in 2005 and currently Graham Logan who took over in 2016.

Jura 28 Year Old, which is said to embody the ingenuity of Jura’s whisky makers through the years, is a new permanent expression, which will be available exclusively in global travel retail.

In March, Jura announced a full brand relaunch, which included the launch of a new sweet and smoky house style of whisky.

Commenting on the news, Gregg Glass, Whisky Maker & Blender said: “As an island, Jura has been dedicated to producing the finest whiskies by generations past and present and we are in an exceptionally privileged position to have a range of rare and aged stocks. Both our new expressions are a fitting way to celebrate and share our island’s incredible heritage of whisky making with our growing, global community.”

Jura Rare Vintage 1988, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, for a RRP of £650.00. Jura 28 Year Old, will be available later this month from global travel retail outlets, for a RRP of £399.00.

Posted by Steve Rush