Port Ellen 9th Annual Release 1979 30 Year Old

Port Ellen 9th Annual Release 1979 30 Year Old
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Port Ellen 9th Annual Release 1979 30 Year OldPort Ellen 9th Annual Release 1979 30 Year Old
Winning bid: £740.00
Lot number: 461479

For many, Port Ellen is THE Islay malt. The distillery was mothballed in 1983, then demolished. The warehouse is still there, allowing Diageo to release annual bottlings, of which this is the ninth. No more can be made, so these are incredibly sought after.

Distilled: 1979

Bottled: 2009

Age: 30 years old

57.7% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 1002 / 5916

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