Port Ellen 34 Year Old, Distilled 1978 (Special Release 2013)

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alc./vol:
55%

Proof:
110°

Vintage:
1978

Aged:
34 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


The thirteenth annual official release, and the oldest ever, from this long closed distillery - dwindling stocks dictate that it is surly one of the last. Aged in refill American oak and refill European oak casks filled in 1978 and bottled at natural cask strength. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 29/10/2013

Appearance

Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma

Waxy leather with light pear fruit, caramel and faint smoke. Water exposes barley notes.

Taste

Citrus zest, smoke and chewy buttery oak with dark chocolate. Water amplifies salty sweetness and wonderfully delicate spice.

Aftertaste

Buttery shortcake.

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