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1 full hogshead of isle of jura 1992 - cask 5487 - held in bond

Lot ID: 1217/1256

one cask of isle of jura. distilled 1992. originally filled into a hogshead. this cask was regauged on 22/08/2017. the regauged litres were found to be approximately 45.22 bulk litres at a strength of 32.8%. this would currently yield approximately 64 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 25 years old distillery: isle of jura distilled: 1992 age: 25 years old cask no: 5487 cask type: hogshead original filled on 21/10/1992 with: 222 bulk litres re-gauged: 22/08/2017 - 45.22 bulk litres cask strength: 32.8% abv approximately 64 x 70cl bottles this cask is held in bonded warehouse no 6; isle of jura scotland. annual storage must be arranged direct with the warehouse after the sale. contact details will be given by the current cask owner. ownership of this cask is auctioned here in bond. the buyer will have ownership transferred to them once payment is processed post sale. any costs relating to removal from bond / bottling will be the responsibility of the new cask owner. once payment for this lot is received from the buyer, the money will be held by whisky online ltd and only transferred to the seller once the buyer is in full legal receipt of the cask to ensure buyer's transaction is fully protected, (payment is strictly by money transfer). non uk based owners/buyers must appoint a duty representative to act on his/her behalf for transfer of ownership. customs & excise refer to the owners as the representative’s.. please be aware of this regulation before bidding. whisky online auctions tasting notes cask 5487: colour: straw nose: remarkably polished and redolent with cereal, light tropical and green fruit and a soft peppery note. the oxidative effects at such a natural low cask strength are obvious here but very pleasant and beneficial on the nose. develops further with notes of coal dust, camphor, pollen and a little wet gravel. palate: soft, understandably. quite extractive as well with notes of green tea, lemon blossom, spice tannins, cinnamon bark and black peppercorns. some gingery notes and a little tarry aspect. globally very soft but with good flavours. finish: good length considering the strength. meadowsweet, fruit gums, tea tree oil and lanolin. comments: on its own this is too weak to legally be called whisky, but as a component to vat with a younger or higher abv whisky it could work extremely well. especially with one of the other, higher abv, sister casks of jura.

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