Port Ellen 1978 24 Year Old 2nd Release

Port Ellen 1978 24 Year Old 2nd Release
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Port Ellen 1978 24 Year Old 2nd ReleasePort Ellen 1978 24 Year Old 2nd ReleasePort Ellen 1978 24 Year Old 2nd Release
Winning bid: £780.00
Lot number: 074-0627

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 2nd release of the legendary Special Release Port Ellen bottlings.

Distilled: 1978

Bottled: 2002

Age: 24 years old

59.35% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 6229 / 12,000

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

Featured in: The 74th Auction (May 26 – June 4, 2017)
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