Port Ellen 1982 / 30 Year Old / Cask #1518 / Chieftain's

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Port Ellen 1982 / 30 Year Old / Cask #1518 / Chieftain's
70cl / 50.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Ian Macleod
A 30 year old Port Ellen from Ian Macleod's Chieftain's range. Distilled in 1982, bottled in 2012 and released shortly after Diageo unveiled their own Port Ellen Special Release for the year. A few lucky people got to try this at The Whisky Show 2012 leading to some excellent reports.
£499.00
(£415.83 ex. VAT)
More Details:
CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerIan MacleodSeriesChieftain'sAge30 Year OldVintage1982Bottling DateOctober 2012Cask Number1518Chill FilteredNoNo of Bottles308
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by Billy A

Nose: Candle wax, sea shells, brine, hints of cinnamon, wet mooring ropes, swimming pool chlorine, sharp green apple, honeysuckle, Refresher chews (with sherbert in the middle), pink grapefruit juice.

Palate: Strength unnoticeable, light, fragrant wood, more floral notes, charred oak, damp firepits, wet forest floor leaves, sweet mint, light sweet liquorice.

Finish: Delicate and lingering, with floral notes, crunchy apple, hints of barrel char and liquorice cream. Light tingle of alcoholic strength.

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