JP Wiser's is a name that resonates with tradition, craftsmanship, and a dedication to producing top-notch whisky. With a history that spans over 150 years, this Canadian distillery has been a pioneer in the whisky industry. Their 40-year-old 1982 Ex Libris The Apprenticeship Antipodes is a testament to their expertise and commitment to quality. This limited edition is a celebration of the distillery's heritage and the culmination of years of meticulous aging and blending.

The whisky is crafted from a carefully selected blend of grains, aged in premium oak barrels for four decades. This aging process imparts a complexity and depth of flavor that is truly unparalleled. The bottle itself is a work of art, featuring intricate detailing and labeling that reflects the distillery's rich history. As the exclusive importer of this exceptional whisky, Casa de Vinos is proud to offer this rare and exquisite spirit to our discerning clientele.

This is not just a bottle of whisky; it's a piece of history, a collector's item, and above all, a sublime drinking experience. Don't miss the chance to own and savor this remarkable whisky from JP Wiser's.

Tasting Notes:


The aroma is a symphony of aged oak, dark fruits, and subtle spices. Notes of vanilla and caramel are beautifully balanced by hints of dried apricot and figs, creating an inviting and complex nose.


The first sip reveals a rich, full-bodied texture with flavors of dark chocolate, toasted nuts, and a touch of cinnamon. The complexity is astounding, with layers of flavor that unfold gradually, offering a different experience with each sip.


The finish is long, warm, and incredibly smooth. It leaves behind a lingering sweetness accompanied by a gentle smokiness, making for a truly memorable experience.


About J.P. Wisers

J.P. Wiser's is a name that resonates with whisky connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. Founded in 1857 in Prescott, Ontario, this distillery has been crafting exceptional Canadian whisky for over a century. What sets J.P. Wiser's apart is its unwavering commitment to quality, a legacy that began with its founder's decision to age whisky longer than most. This attention to detail has made J.P. Wiser's a household name and Canada's third-largest distiller.

The distillery's process is a blend of tradition and innovation. High-quality grains, yeast, and water are the foundation of every bottle. Each batch of grain is meticulously inspected to ensure it meets the brand's high standards. The distillation process is both an art and a science, relying on the distiller's expertise to craft whiskies with complex yet harmonious flavor profiles. The whiskies are aged in charred or toasted barrels, adding depth and character to the final product.

J.P. Wiser's offers a diverse range of whiskies, from their classic blends to limited editions like the 22yo (1998) Ex Libris ‘Smaller Hero’. This particular release comes in a tall black glass bottle with a textured paper label, capturing the essence of the brand's premium quality. With only 1428 bottles available, it's a collector's dream and a testament to the distillery's craftsmanship.

SKU 17790_700ml
Brand JP Wisers
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.350m
Shipping Height 0.250m
Shipping Length 0.250m
Shipping Cubic 0.021875000m3
Unit Of Measure Unit