Port Ellen Rare and Old 1979 Gordon and Macphail


Old Port Ellen malts like this a now very, very hard to find. This one was distilled in 1979 and was matured in refill sherry casks. The distillery was permanently closed in 1983 and stocks are getting very scarce. 

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New In Port Ellen Rare and Old 1979 Gordon and Macphail

Old Port Ellen malts like this a now very, very hard to find. This one was distilled in 1979 and was matured in refill sherry casks. The distillery was permanently closed in 1983 and stocks are getting very scarce. 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Smoky and liquorice influences with fruity undertones and hints of pear. A fresh sea breeze aroma.
Palate Sweet, with peat smoke elements emerging followed by hints of aniseed. Some hints of kippers linger.
Colour Pale gold.
Fact Sheet
Distillery Port Ellen
Alcohol % 46%
Types of Barrel used for Aging Refill sherry butts.
Vintage 1979

Tags: whisky, Single Malt, Islay, Gordon and Macphail, Rare and Old, 1979, Port Ellen