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: £760.00
Lot number: 401667

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.

This is the fifth annual release.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2005

Age: 25 years old

57.4% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 3242 / 5280

Featured in: The 40th Auction (July 25 – August 3, 2014)
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