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Port Ellen
Whisky: Port Ellen 28 year old CS, 7th Release
Age: 28 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1979
Bottled: 2007
Bottles: 5274
Strength: 53.8%
Distillery: Port Ellen Distillery (old)
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 12-06-2010
Nose: Mild peat, salty, woody, slightly smoky, gentle.
Flavour: A little peaty, a little lemon, sweetness from stone fruits, wood, develops nicely around your mouth.
Body: Oily, beady structure, slightly dry, calm and dynamic.
Comments: Even though it's not one of the brilliant Port Ellen's, it's definitely good enough to make me smiling from ear to ear.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)