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Auction: SFW39 - Spink x Cask 88-Fine Wine & Whisky Auction
Lot: 183

Port Ellen-30th Anniversary-1982-35 year old-#2040
30th Anniversary 1988-2018. Bottled by Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky Co. Ltd., Pitlochry
Bottle number 143 of 567. Cask no. 2040, Refill Sherry Butt. In wooden presentation case, accompanied by two Glencairn glassess. Good label. Level: into neck.

"...Mouth (neat): well, given the soft nose, I had thought the palate would be easy and almost smooth indeed. I lose, game, set and match. In truth this is a wonderful example of a Port Ellen that became akin to some kind of peated and tarred limoncello. Add bits of seashells and olives, and there, you have it. Indeed, it’s not a matter of complexity, it’s a matter of cohesion and fullness. Comments: seriously, it’s incredible that it would have remained this vibrant, despite the thirty-five years in that old butt. But then again, it was refill…" (5 stars-Whiskyfun)
70cl. Single Malt., 55.1% volume.
1 bottle


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