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Port Ellen 6th Release 1978 27 Year Old

£4,000.00

Limited Edition
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1 in stock

£4,004.00
Introducing the highly sought Port Ellen 6th Release 1978 27-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 2005. This limited edition masterpiece bears the distinguished serial number out of a total production of merely 4560 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 velvety, woody, 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 27-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 6th 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 initial scent is open and dry. With a soft and velvety texture, offering a blend of spicy woody notes and fruit jam. A delicate smoky veil quickly emerges, followed by peat, ash, wood, and hints of dark chocolate and leather.

The taste is dense and full with woody, sweet, mineral, and smoky peaty flavours, all perfectly balanced. The finish is soft and calm, with oak, light smoky-peaty notes, and remnants of creamy sweetness. Chocolate, leather, and tobacco lingering on the palate.

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