Port Ellen 1979 / Rare Old / Gordon & MacPhail

Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Gordon & MacPhail

A 1979 vintage Port Ellen, bottled in 2014 by Gordon & MacPhail for their Rare Old series.

Many of the single malt Scotch whiskies in Gordon & MacPhail's Rare Old range will never be seen again. They're whiskies from another era - some are from distilleries no longer in operation, others from distilleries that no longer exist.

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Whisky Details

Region Islay
Distillery Port Ellen
Bottler Gordon & MacPhail
Bottle Size 70cl
Vintage 1979
ABV (Strength) 46
Bottling Date 2014
Series Rare Old
No of Bottles 610
Cask Number RO/14/01
Style Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Tasting Notes

Port Ellen 1979 Producer Tasting Notes

Subtle sherry influences with hints of beeswax polish, charred oak and underlying peppered kipper notes. The palate offers peat smoke with a touch of black pepper. Sweet fruit flavours develop to reveal green apples, pear and lime.


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