Port Ellen 40 Year Old 9 Rogue Casks
70cl / 50.9% abv
Port Ellen 40 Year Old 9 Rogue Casks Description
The oldest and most limited release from Islay's Port Ellen – all crafted with liquid from the original stocks of the iconic distillery prior to its closure in 1983 – this 40-year-old single malt Scotch is crafted with just nine casks from 1979. Limited to just 1,380 bottles, this edition is bottled at a natural cask strength of 50.9% abv without any artificial colouring. With the distillery set to re-open in 2021, this limited edition is a rare find to be revered by whisky lovers the world over.
Nose: herbal notes and freshly cut grass with burnt orange and mild smoke.
Palate: rich plumes of bonfire smoke, pipe tobacco and worn leather with a refreshing wood spice.
Finish: a long, lingering wisp of smoke.