Port Ellen 25 year old 1980 Old Malt Cask
An increasingly rare bottling this Port Ellen 25 year old 1980 Old Malt Cask
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the closed Distillery of Port Ellen.
Bottled by Douglas Laing & Co Ltd. under the Old Malt Cask range of whiskies.
Distilled November 1980
Bottled April 2006
This bottle is one of 201 filled from a single refill Hogshead DL REF 669
Port Ellen 25 year old 1980 Old Malt Cask Tasting notes :-
Nose : Immediately fresh, coastal, with a lasting salty quality.
Palate : Maritime, tongue-tingling and phenolic.
Finish : Distinctly peated, light smoked and rather aromatic. (F)
Port Ellen Whisky Distillery
Founded in 1825 by Alexander Mackay.
Location, Islay region South shore district.
Water source; Leorin Lochs.
Mothballed in 1983 equipment believed to be dismantled and removed.
The site is now warehousing for DCLs’ other Islay distilleries. It is also home of a large malt plant, which supplies the remaining distilleries on the island, thanks to an official agreement signed to secure employment for the island’s workforce.
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