Port Ellen 1978 / 27 Year Old / Sherry Cask

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Port Ellen 1978 / 27 Year Old / Sherry Cask
70cl / 54.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Douglas Laing
A long-aged sherried Port Ellen from Douglas Laing's Platinum range. This should be awesome.
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More Details:
CountryScotlandBottlerDouglas LaingBottling StatusDiscontinuedSeriesPlatinum SelectionAge27 Year OldVintage1978No of Bottles396
Tasting Notes:
Bottler's Tasting Notes

Robustly and distinctly sherried on the nose, it is only on "opening" that its salty and maritime heritage is revealed, so what a surprise on the palate when the phenolic qualities of Islay impact massively, combined with ginger and all manner of tongue-tingling spices together with the sherry's fructiferousness [Note: This is not a misprint. We think they might mean 'abundant fruitiness' - TF.]

Its finish is long, smoky and spicy, with the typical Port Ellen leathery characteristics.

 

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