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1 full hogshead of isle of jura 1992 - cask 5488 - held in bond

Lot ID: 1217/1257

one cask of isle of jura single malt scotch whisky. distilled 1992. originally filled into a hogshead. this cask was regauged on 22/08/2017. the regauged litres were found to be approximately 138.39 bulk litres at a strength of 49.6%. this would currently yield approximately 197 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 25 years old distillery: isle of jura distilled: 1992 age: 25 years old cask no: 5488 cask type: hogshead original filled on 21/10/1992 with: 238 bulk litres re-gauged: 22/08/2017 - 138.39 bulk litres cask strength: 49.6% abv approximately 197 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 5488: colour: light gold nose: this one is more savoury at first, more bready and yeasty with pleasing and warm notes of toasted seeds, trail mix, nuts, olive oil and soot. some earthy and ever so slightly waxy qualities emerge as well with a little time. goes on with some green fruits and darjeeling tea. palate: savoury again on delivery. more nuts, seeds, coal, wet earth, gravel, muesli, cereals and crushed oatcakes. a little saltiness and some delicate wood spices. goes on with camphor resin, cured meats and touches of black olive paste and umami seasoning. finish: medium-long and full of spices, grass, minerals, some citrus notes and a gently fading coastal character. comments: probably the best of the four jura casks. and also the one with the most future staying power. although, my feeling is it would not really take more than a further two years maturation and that it could quite easily be bottled now or in the next few months.

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