Port Ellen 1979 36 Years Douglas Laing - Xtra Old Particular

DESCRIPTION

A 1979 vintage whisky from cult closed distillery Port Ellen. Distilled in the May the year before the distillery closed its doors for good, this was aged for 36 years in a refill hogshead.

TASTING NOTES

NOSE
Subtly peated, running to warm beach sand and citrus with now more evident phenols

PALATE
Initially sweet barley and peat, with coal dust and chimney soot all showing through its pelagic style

FINISH
All of the above is evident plus more spice, soft chewed leather and late tar

PRODUCT SUMMARY

Distillery Port Ellen
Classification Single Malt Whisky
Bottle No./Released -/227
Vintage May 1979
Age 36
Bottler Douglas Laing
Bottling Date September 2015
ABV/ Volume 56.6%/ 70cl
Rating/SGP -/-
Cask Number 10914

 


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