Classic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20cl

Classic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20cl
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Classic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20clClassic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20clClassic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20clClassic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20clClassic Islay Collection 2005 Release 5 x 20cl
Winning bid: £320.00
Lot number: 080-1613

These five make a superb collection. Port Ellen has been closed for many years, the last of its maritime malt much prized. The Coal Ila bottlings show a fresh, sea-smoky style, to different degrees. Lagavulin's deep intensity needs no introduction, the 12 year old's new spirit contrasting with the richness of the 16 year old.

Coal Ila 12 Year Old

Coal Ila has a fresh, sweetly fruity and smooth-bodied house style.

43% ABV / 20cl

Coal Ila 18 Year Old

Age introduces a golden colour and complexity to this 18 year old Coal Ila, which is softer than the 12 year old.

43% ABV / 20cl

Lagavulin 12 Year Old

A straight, cask-strength special release of Lagavulin, this pale, very medicinal 12 year old will appeal to those who like their Islay malts direct.

56.5% ABV / 20cl

Lagavulin 16 Year Old

Deep-coloured and deep chested, Lagavulin 16 year old makes a rich, sweet contrast to the 12 year old.

43% ABV / 20cl

Port Ellen 25 Year Old 5th Release

A big, ripe, cask-strength Port Ellen, assertive and vigorous for its age, with the classic maritime character.

57.1% / 20cl

Please note wear to carton and rip to label on bottle of Port Ellen

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 80th Auction (November 24 – December 3, 2017)
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