Port Ellen 3rd Annual Release 1979 24 Year Old

Port Ellen 3rd Annual Release 1979 24 Year Old
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Port Ellen 3rd Annual Release 1979 24 Year OldPort Ellen 3rd Annual Release 1979 24 Year OldPort Ellen 3rd Annual Release 1979 24 Year Old
Winning bid: £980.00
Lot number: 073-0730

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 though, allowing Diageo and independent bottlers to keep releasing bottles from an ever-dwindling stock.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2003

Age: 24 years old

57.3% ABV / 70cl

Bottle number: 8452 / 9000

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 73rd Auction (April 28 – May 7, 2017)
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