Paul John / 2018 Christmas Edition.

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1 x 70cl Bottle
95.5 Points / Jim Murray's 2020 Whisky Bible.
Paul John / 2018 Christmas Edition


DISTILLERY: John Distilleries.

BOTTLER: Distillery Bottling.


CASK TYPE: Oloroso Cask Finish.


ABV: 46% Vol.

Offering a unique blend of unpeated and peated single malts, is the Paul John Christmas Edition from the tropical shores of Goa. Delight in rich aromas of succulent fruit cake, wild plum and light smoke, woven into a creamy sherry with lots of honey. Relish the distinctive flavours of warm spice, laced with delicate sweetness and lingering notes of hazelnut and exuberant fruit. The rare dry Oloroso finish, infused with exquisite dry dates and figs, is long and memorable.

COLOUR: Auburn

NOSE: Fabulous creamy sherry background with the blend of well-matured fruit cake, greengage and apple. Clean, luxuriously old fashioned Paul John with lots of honey, citrus and hazelnut. light smoke drifts around until it finds some spice.

PALATE: Ultra fruity lushness with a combination of delicate spice, nut and sweetness.

FINISH: Typical Spanish dry oloroso with a vaguely sweeter edge infused by notes of dry dates, figs and honey.