Port Ellen 35 Year Old XOP 1982
A 35 Year Old Single Cask Port Ellen!
Distilled back in November 1982 and bottled 35 Years and 11 month later in October 2018.
This bottle is filled from a single refill butt one of only 273 hand filled bottles.
With very few casks and bottles remaining of this iconic extinct Islay distillery Douglas Laing have delivered an epic release of this ever harder to obtain whisky.
- Region: Islay
- Distillery: Port Ellen
- Age/Name: 35 Year Old
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 54.4% ABV
- Bottled By: Douglas Laing
- Chill-Filtered: No
The nose : Salty and initially dry - leads to soft peat old leather and drifting wood smoke.
The Palate : Mouth puckering salty before a big tarry phenol focus with coal dust and mocha.
The Finish : Subtle - showing its sherry history before a development of pepper oil and creosote.