Port Ellen 1979 / 35 Year Old / Directors' Cut
70cl / 51.1%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
A 1979 vintage Port Ellen from independent bottler Douglas Laing as part of the Directors' Cut series. Distilled in May, it was aged in a refill hogshead for 35 years before 162 bottles were yielded in June 2014 – over 30 years after the distillery sadly closed for good.
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More Details:CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerDouglas LaingSeriesDirectors' CutAge35 Year OldVintage1979Bottling DateJune 2014Cask Number10355Chill FilteredNoNo of Bottles162
Nose: FDL's favourite! Elegant, sweet earthiness with seaweed, boat oil and an Atlantic sea-salt tang.
Palate: Wonderfully balanced with peat smoke, a citrus 'zing', barley and a milkly hot chocolate depth.
Finish: Long with a distinct sweet-smoke character, rock salt and a muchroom earthiness.
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