Port Ellen 1st Annual Release 1979 22 Year Old

Port Ellen 1st Annual Release 1979 22 Year Old
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Port Ellen 1st Annual Release 1979 22 Year OldPort Ellen 1st Annual Release 1979 22 Year OldPort Ellen 1st Annual Release 1979 22 Year Old
Winning bid: £1800.00
Lot number: 461470

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, the First Annual Release, is the one that started it all.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2001

Age: 22 years old

56.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 3782 of 6000

Featured in: The 46th Auction (January 23 – February 1, 2015)
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