Port Ellen 11th Annual Release 1979 32 Year Old

Port Ellen 11th Annual Release 1979 32 Year Old
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Port Ellen 11th Annual Release 1979 32 Year OldPort Ellen 11th Annual Release 1979 32 Year OldPort Ellen 11th Annual Release 1979 32 Year Old
Winning bid: £1250.00
Lot number: 069-0054

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 11th release of this famed Limited Edition series from Diageo.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2011

Age: 32 years

Cask Type: Refill American Oak

53.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 784 / 2988

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 69th Auction (December 23, 2016 – January 3, 2017)
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