#NEW #SCOTCH: A few new bottlings from Iian Macleod Distillers: - #SMOKEHEAD I The Rock Edition | Mystery Islay Single Malt | 43% - #ISLAY AS WE GET IT | Cask Strength | 61.3% | Mystery Islay Single Malt - #DALMORE | 19 year old 1995 | Chieftain's I Rum Casks | 43% Distilled December 1995 and bottled July 2005 by Ian Macleod Distillers. Finished in St Etienne Rum Casks #94221 & #94222 yielding just 727 bottles. - #CLYNELISH | 18 year old 1997 I Chieftain's I Hogshead Casks | 46% Distilled July 1997 and bottled July 2015 by Ian Macleod Distillers. Cask numbers 6580 & 6581 yielding 544 bottles. #scotch #whisky #whisky #islay #singlemalt #singlecask #limitededition #highland https://www.thewhiskybarrel.com/mystery-malt-smokehead-islay-whiskey-scotland Macallan 18 Year Old 2016 release and a big Caol Ila - https://t.co/naxl2zeN9g

MORE

Similar Whisky
1979 Rare Old
1979 Rare Old
ABV: 46.0%
Volume: 70cl
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Vintage: 1979
NEW

Port Ellen
1979 Rare Old Whiskey

Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Out of stock. Check back again soon.
Out of stock
You must be at least 18 years old to purchase alcohol on this website, Please enjoy our products responsibly

Port Ellen 1979 Rare Old Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Matured in Refill Sherry Butts, lot #R0/12/08 bottled 2013 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Rare Old series. 654 bottles.

Nose: Smoky and liquorice influences with fruity undertones and hints of pear. A fresh sea breeze aroma.

Taste: Sweet, with peat smoke elements emerging followed by hints of aniseed. Some hints of kippers linger.

Port Ellen

Port Ellen Distillery was established by Alexander K. Mackay on the southern coast of the Isle of Islay at Port Ellen in 1825. Port Ellen was a malt whisky distillery but closed in 1983 and whilst the distillery buildings remain Port Ellen drum maltings occupy part of the site and participates in Feis Ile, the annual Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Most recent official bottling of Port Ellen single malt whisky was the Port Ellen 11thRelease. During the winter of 1823-24 James Fox tested his newly designed spirit safe at Port Ellen Distillery prior to its introduction in all Scottish licenced distilleries by 1825 in order to comply with enactment of the Excise Act of 1823. Thus Port Ellen Distillery was the first Scottish distillery to install a spirit safe and James Fox was paid £428 for his work. 

Comments