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Port Ellen 16th Release 1978 37 Year Old

£4,920.00

Limited Edition
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1 in stock

£4,924.00
Introducing the highly sought Port Ellen 16th Release 1978 37-year-old Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky. Hailing from the admired but now-closed Port Ellen distillery. Distilled in the iconic year of 1979 and meticulously bottled in 2016. This limited edition masterpiece bears the distinguished serial number out of a total production of merely 2940 bottles.
This release marks the second instalment in Diageo's prestigious series of annual Port Ellen bottling's. Furthermore, using the last remaining stocks from the distillery's archives, a piece of the past is brought to life. With only a finite number available, each bottle represents a piece of whisky history, making it a coveted collector's item.
Renowned for its Salty, citrus, and spicy character, this Port Ellen expression exudes a timeless charm and sophistication. However, unlike other contemporary Islay whiskies. This Port Ellen release boasts a delicate and less oaky style, captivating the palate with its nuanced flavours and unparalleled depth.
Immerse yourself in the legacy of Port Ellen with this exceptional 37-year-old single malt. Moreover, this bottling is a testament to the distillery's enduring legacy. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a whisky lover seeking a rare treasure, the Port Ellen 16th Release promises an unforgettable journey into the world of fine spirits.
Don't miss your chance to own a piece of whisky history.
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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

The nose reveals coastal nuances, with hints of seaweed, seashells, and tarry ropes. Complemented by refreshing lemon notes and a gentle wisp of smoke. On the palate, it's sharp and precise, akin to a finely honed blade. Delivering intense flavours of lemon juice, smoke, brine, and pepper.

The finish is long-lasting, characterised by lingering smoke, zesty lemon, and a subtle peppery spice. Leaving a memorable impression on the palate.

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