Battlehill Jura 13, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl.
Battlehill Jura 13, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl. This fine single malt was distilled on the isle of Jura on the west coast, and matured for over a decade by the good folks at Duncan Taylor as part of their Battlehill series.
Nose: sweet pastries, stewed fruit, mostly apricots, peaches, baked apples, wet cardboard, damp wood, sandalwood, and wood spices.
Palate: quite sharp and powerful on entry, then getting sweeter and creaky with vanilla, wood spice, and custard, a hint of chocolate praline and orange maybe.
Finish: Lingering sweetness with chocolate N’ nut, orange peel.