This tasting contained 4 brands
- Johnie Walker – Golden Label 18 YO 40% (Blended)
- Ilse of Jura – Superstition (no year) 45% (50% 21 YO jura, 37% 13 YO jura and 13 % 5 YO Jura)
- The Glenlivet Nadurra (Non-chill filtered) 16 YO 57,2%
- Bowmore – Islay 17 YO 43 %
The clear winner was The Glenlivet Nadurra which is still to this day my favorite whisky, make note that the Nadurra tested here is a version available only during limited period as its sold at cask strength.
So with this there are a lot of Nadurra available on the market amongst them the Nadurra Triumph and the 48% 1 liter duty free bottle available in airports across the world. The Thriump and the 48% 1 liter bottle is in my view the 2 best so far released and the lower % in these really allow the taste to come through.
The Ilse of Jura was the clear looser, we even thought during the tasting that we got hold of a “Bad” bottle but after testing again from a different bottle realized this is how it taste !