Port Ellen 25 Years Old & Rare The Platinum Selection Cask DL3478 57.5% 1982

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Distillery Port Ellen
Bottler Douglas Laing
Serie Old & Rare The Platinum Selection
Bottled for Potstill Vienna
Distilled date 04.1982
Bottling date 06.2007
Country Scotland
Region Highlands
Age 25
Cask Type Sherry Butt
Cask Number DL 3478
Alcohol percentage 57.5
Volume 0,70
Condition In original Box
Label Perfect
Stock

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Serge Valentin (90)

Colour: amber. Nose: this one starts all on coffee and dark chocolate, with a slightly subdued peat once more but a very obvious smokiness. More wood smoke that is... Then a little orange liqueur, pepper, dried Chinese mushrooms (the large black ones), gunpowder, maybe a little rubber (but I wouldn’t say this is sulphury), prunes... Let’s see what happens with a little water: big notes of pencil shavings do arise, as well as a little shoe polish and pipe tobacco. A little drier. Mouth (neat): it’s truly one of these peat’n’sherry monsters, with a huge attack on caramel and pepper, maybe a tad cloying that is. Oily mouth feel. Goes on with a continuous fight between the thick sherry (orange liqueur, prunes, chocolate, blackcurrant jam) and the peaty and slightly bitter pepper. Hot, quite immense but maybe not too subtle... With water: drier, more on coffee, soy sauce, salty liquorice and balsamic vinegar. Finish: very long, with a balance that’s perfect now. Comments: nobody won the fight. This is a rather extreme – and sulphurless - sherried Port Ellen


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