Port Ellen 39 Year Old Untold Stories: The Spirit Safe
70cl / 50.9% abv
Port Ellen 39 Year Old Untold Stories: The Spirit Safe Description
Precious salvaged cargo! Distilled in 1978, this limited-edition Port Ellen 39 Year Old has been produced from the original distillery’s last remaining stocks. With the distillery set to be reopened soon, this is an exciting single malt opportunity from one of the greatest lost distilleries in Scotland.
This single malt has been matured in refill European sherry casks and American oak ex-bourbon casks for 39 years. A release of 1,500 bottles, it is presented in a lock-and-key oak display box with two sets of keys to open it, a metaphor for the spirit safe that was first installed at Port Ellen. Keep them safe!
Nose: delicate on the nose, soft, sweet peat, subtle tropical fruits.
Palate: smooth, gentle, ginger nut, sultanas, sherried nuances, tropical yellow fruits.
Finish: sweetness, giving way to salinity, smoke.