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Port Ellen 1978 10th Release

Port Ellen 1978 10th Release
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Port Ellen 1978 10th ReleasePort Ellen 1978 10th Release
Winning bid: £560.00
Lot number: 281137

For many THE Islay malt. Has attained near cult status. Port Ellen distillery was mothballed in 1983, then demolished. The warehouse is still there, allowing Diageo to release annual bottlings. No more can be made, so these are incredibly sought after.

3000 bottles released in 2010. Distilled in 1978 and bottled as a 31 year old. 70cl and 54.6%ABV. This is bottle 1639

With booklet on the history of the distillery and maltings.

Featured in: The 28th Auction (July 26 – August 4, 2013)