Has all of Port Ellen's great length, oiliness (and reserve).
3rd Release, Aged 24 Years
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
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).
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.
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