Port Ellen

3rd Release, Aged 24 Years

ABV 57.3%
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Brand: Port Ellen
Expression: 3rd Release, Aged 24 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 24 years old
Year of bottling: 2003
ABV: 57.3%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Issue 39
Tasting notes
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: Sea salt, floor polish, mild antiseptic, and subtle oak.
Palate: Waxy, full, with pepper and light smoke.
Finish: Long and dry, sea-spray.
Comment: Very well balanced, this expression has enjoyed a great relationship with its cask.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Pungent. Acetone, linseed oil/putty, olive oil, canvas, squid ink even apple. Briny (scallop shell, fishmonger) Quite oaky.
Palate: Mouth-coating and smooth. Beeswax, lanolin, pepper, dry smoke. Needs time.
Finish: Rich and tight.
Comment: Has all of Port Ellen's great length, oiliness (and reserve).
Visit the distillery
Port Ellen (Closed 1983) Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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