Port Ellen 'Old & Rare' 1982 / 33 years old 58.3%

Port Ellen 'Old & Rare' 1982 / 33 years old 58.3%
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Region: Islay

Strength: 58.3%

Volume: 700ml

This exceptionally dark and brooding looking whisky comes from one of the most iconic of all of Scotland's long-lost distilleries, Port Ellen. Closed just one year after this was distilled, Port Ellen has become a whisky of great importance in the history of Islay, at one time being used for nothing more than fill for blended whiskies, it is now one of the most sought after single malts in the world. Matured for 33 years in a sherry butt which yielded just 108 bottles, this is unmistakably Port Ellen - engine oil, tar and a wonderfully complex and industrial smokyness. There is a rich blood orange fruityness along with plum and a hint of iodine. As supplies of Port Ellen dwindle, this remains one of the rare examples of the fading gem in the crown of Islay whiskies.
$3,578.00

Islay Region — Port Ellen

Port Ellen 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1980 / 2015 46%

Port Ellen 'Gordon & MacPhail' 1980 / 2015 46%

Region: Islay

Strength: 46%

Volume: 700ml

$1,872.00

This new release from Gordon and MacPhail comes from Islay's long-lost distillery, Port Ellen. Closed in 1983 during the whisky bust of the early 80's, Port Ellen has become one of the most iconic of Scotland's silent distilleries, sought after by collectors and whisky drinkers alike. This release is limited to just 236 bottles of which just a h...


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Port Ellen 'Xtra Old Particular' 1982 / 33 years old 55.6%

Port Ellen 'Xtra Old Particular' 1982 / 33 years old 55.6%

Region: Islay

Strength: 55.6%

Volume: 700ml

$2,467.00

Amongst Scotland's closed distilleries the Port Ellen distillery remains one of the most sought-after and sorely-missed. Its closure and partial demolition in 1983 reduced the distillery's on the island at the time to 7, and though there is still a maltings at the site, spirit has not flowed their since. This expression comes from Douglas Laing ...


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