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Port Ellen
Whisky: Port Ellen 25 year old CS, 5th Release
Age: 25 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1979
Bottled: 2005
Bottles: 5280
Strength: 57.4%
Distillery: Port Ellen Distillery (old)
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 05-05-2007
Nose: Sea salt, peat, flowers in the spring, warm, fresh, sweet, honey, wood.
Flavour: Peat, warm, rich, full, spices, wood, sea salt, dynamic, complex, round, sweet, a little acerbic.
Body: Oily, slightly dry, dynamic, has a brilliantly powerful finish which lasts and lasts and lasts.
Comments: There aren't enough words in the world to capture a sensational whisky like this one with it's waterfall of tastes.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- (9.5)