Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
This 2014 release is the 14th time Port Ellen has been included in Diageo’s Special Releases and raises the question – how many more casks from this revered closed distillery do they have? A release of 2,964 individually numbered bottles. (RRP £2,200)
Sampled on 11/09/2014
Clear, deep golden amber.
Peaty, toasty and buttery with faint chocolate, citrus and smoke. Slightly oily. Turns smokier with water.
Pepper and spice with smoked meaty nuttiness. Light ginger, citrus and dark chocolate. Falls to pieces with water - go easy.
Long, with crushed mint leaves, ginger and wood smoke.
Closure: Natural cork stopper