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Port Ellen 2nd Release 24 Year Old 1978


Limited Edition

1 in stock


Introducing the highly sought Port Ellen 2nd Release 24-year-old Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky. Hailing from the amired but now-closed Port Ellen distillery. Distilled in the iconic year of 1978 and meticulously bottled in 2002. This limited edition masterpiece bears the distinguished serial number 4790 out of a total production of merely 12,000 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 clean, sweet, powerful, and smoky 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 24-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 2nd 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 is sharp with cutting vegetal oils, and grassy notes, accompanied by hints of lemon, camphor, and eucalyptus. Subtle fruity and honeyed tones emerge over time, showcasing finesse. On the palate, warming but also chewy and sweet. Offering flavours of citrus, and a moderate peatiness with a touch of salt. The finish is long, slightly bittersweet, featuring sweet peat, wood, and a hint of coffee and liquorice.

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