Port Ellen 1980, 34 yr old, G&M Rare Old, Single Malt Scotch Whisky

$1,795.95 inc GST

700 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Islay)

A vintage 1980, 34 year old whisky from the closed distillery, Port Ellen. This has been bottled by Gordon & MacPhail at 46% abv as part of their Rare Old series.

Port Ellen bottlings are progressively getting rarer to find and more expensive to own.

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Description

Nose without Water : Vanilla ice cream, ripe pear, and cinnamon aromas mingle with dried tobacco and charred oak.

Palate without Water : Ground white pepper leads to sweet red berries, dried mango, and kiwi flavours. A rich smoky edge is present giving way to a subtle aniseed edge.

Nose with Water : Floral elements with hints of lavender and violet. Green apple, tangerine, and red grape are complemented by green tea aromas.

Palate with Water : Sweet initially with candied fruits giving way to a touch of liquorice and salt. Peat smoke lingers. Body Medium.

Finish : Medium in length, drying with plenty of peat smoke influences.