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Lot 62785

Port Ellen 1979 32 Year Old Special Releases 2011 - 11th Release 70cl / 53.9%

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Lot Information

32

Distillery Bottling

2011

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Scotland

2988

Islay

53.9%

1979

Description

The 11th Port Ellen in Diageo's Special Releases series was distilled in 1979, matured for 32 years, and bottled in 2011.

This is bottle number 0362 of 2988.

Port Ellen was established as a malt mill in 1825, and later developed into a distillery by John Ramsay. The distillery closed in 1983, though the maltings continue to supply many of Islay's distilleries. Stocks of Port Ellen are still available and the whisky has become highly collectible since the distillery closed, though it is no longer part of Diageo's annual Special Releases. In 2017, Diageo announced that Port Ellen distillery is to be rebuilt in its original buildings, and would reopen in 2020.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the box.

Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Into neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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