Port Ellen 5th Annual Release 1979 25 Year Old

Port Ellen 5th Annual Release 1979 25 Year Old
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Port Ellen 5th Annual Release 1979 25 Year OldPort Ellen 5th Annual Release 1979 25 Year OldPort Ellen 5th Annual Release 1979 25 Year Old
Winning bid: £520.00
Lot number: 351598

For many THE Islay malt, this distillery 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. This bottle is from the 5th annual release, back in 2005.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2005

Age: 25 years old

57.4% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 4514 of 5280 bottles

Featured in: The 35th Auction (February 21 – March 2, 2014)
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