Port Ellen 13th Annual Release 1978 34 Year Old

Port Ellen 13th Annual Release 1978 34 Year Old
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Port Ellen 13th Annual Release 1978 34 Year OldPort Ellen 13th Annual Release 1978 34 Year OldPort Ellen 13th Annual Release 1978 34 Year Old
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Lot number: 067-1590

For many THE Islay malt, it has attained near cult status since the distillery was mothballed in 1983.The stills were shipped abroad in the early 1990s and the distillery was demolished shortly after.The warehouse is still there, allowing Diageo and independent bottlers to keep releasing bottles from an ever-dwindling stock.

The 13th release of Port Ellen. With dwindling stocks, Diageo releases just a small amount of this precious liquid every year. In 2013 there were just 2,958 bottles released around the world.

Distilled: 1978

Bottled: 2013

Age: 34 years old

Cask Type: Refill American and European casks

55% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 2517 / 2958

Please examine the images of the bottle, packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 67th Auction (October 28 – November 6, 2016)
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