Port Ellen 37 Year Old

70cl / 55.2% abv

Port Ellen 37 Year Old
Port Ellen 37 Year Old Port Ellen 37 Year Old


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Port Ellen 37 Year Old Description

This Islay Single Malt is one of only 2,940 individually numbered bottles produced as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases Collection. Distilled in 1978 and matured in refill American Oak hogsheads and refill European Oak butts, this is the oldest expression to date from the now closed Port Ellen distillery.

Hamish Says

Nose: faint smoke grows sweet with hessian and warm wood before honey-cured meats emerge with sweet mint and a citrus edge, eventually developing into cocoa, vanilla and wood smoke.

Palate: wood ash, burnt jam tarts, treacle toffee, and caramelised orange in an all-encompassing smoke.

Finish: long and cooling with toffee apple and wood smoke notes.