This 30yo from Jura was created to celebrate the acclaimed author George Orwell who wrote his famous 1984 novel while staying on the Isle of Jura. Distilled in 1984 and bottled in 2014, only 1,984 bottles were produced. Matured in ex-bourbon casks for 22 years before spending 6 years in Gonzalez Byass Matusalem sherry and a final few years in Amoroso and Apostoles oloroso casks. Nonchillfiltered and bottled at 44%.
Nose: Honey, vanilla, ginger, peach syrup and banana cake.
Palate: A hint of ripe pineapple, bitter chocolate and Morello cherries, with an overall creamy and rich experience.
Finish: Chewy and viscous with dried fruit notes and deep oak lingering.