Port Ellen 21 Year Old / 25th Anniversary Maltings
Product Description

A truly legendary Port Ellen, bottled for the 25th anniversary of the Port Ellen Maltings in 1998. The recipient of an incredible 94 point score from Serge Valentin's whiskyfun.com, this is one of those rare Port Ellens that really lives up to the hype.

Port Ellen 21 Year Old 25th Anniversary Maltings

  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 58.4%

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£5,833.33 ex VAT

(£10,000 per litre)

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Whiskyfun (Serge Valentin)

    • Comment

      No need to say this is a legendary bottling! Thanks to the Lindorables for having sourced this one that I had never tried before.

    • Nose

      Wild, very wild, starting on an unusual way, very much on smoked ham and bacon but evolving very quickly towards more typical notes of tar and new tyres. Notes of hot butter, nougat, peated malt... Gets then very flinty, mineral, chalky, lemony... And then quite animal, almost like with some old sherry monsters (but no traces of sherry here). Also raw wool, hare belly, porridge... Rather fantastico but let’s see what happens with a few drops of water... Great things! The lemony notes get rounder and probably more approachable, then there are Turkish delights, faint hints of bubblegum (very funny here), strawberry sweets (it’s probably the first time I get notes of strawberries in Port Ellen), hints of antiseptic, smoked tea... And lots of micro-things that we won’t bother to list here. Superb.

    • Mouth (neat)

      Amazingly assertive indeed! Even bigger than on the nose, superbly lemony and peaty, wild, beautifully bitter (strong liquorice), with touches of salt on the tip of your tongue. Also something camphory (cough sweets). Ultra-big notes of lemon marmalade. A bit too big to be enjoyed neat I must say, lets add water again. Right, now it’s a little less complex than on the nose but there a big notes of grapefruits, tinned pineapples, candied lemons and added hints of blackcurrants.

    • Finish

      Long and more classic now, pretty much in the genre of the Rare Malts 20 and 22yo’s, that is to say much straighter now. Anyway, a stunning whisky, not just a rarity for collectors who are ready to hand out 2000+ euro’s for a single bottle. SGP:789

    • Score

      94 points.

Customer Reviews

  • Anonymous,

    I have two bottles in my loft,better keep a hold of them at that price.

  • oskar.k,

    It is not any better than CI you malty maniacs:)