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Port Ellen
Whisky: Port Ellen 1979-2003
Serie: Signatory Vintage
Age: 23 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 16-11-1979
Bottled: 28-10-2003
Cask Type: Refill Butt
Cask #: 6770
Bottle #: 552/889
Strength: 40%
   
Distillery: Port Ellen Distillery
Bottler: Signatory Vintage Scotch Whisky
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 08-02-2004
Nose: Salty, smoky, peaty, faint.
Flavour: Salty, faint, some iodine, slightly sweet, teneous.
Body: Thin, slightly dry, well balanced, round. Very subtle.
Comments: It takes quite some time to settle in your mouth and stays a little too subtle for my taste. Nonetheless it's a superb whisky to get acquinted to an Islay.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)
   
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