Port Ellen 35 Year Old / 1983 / Release No.11535 / The Stories of Wind & Wave / 47.9% / 70cl
Port Ellen 35 Year Old distilled 1983 47.9%
Nose: This dram starts off on the nose with a rather distinct smoke and oak wood charcoal, some flinty notes nut never overplayed with toasted almonds and hints of fresh barley, some hints of citrus and barley sugar with some iodine.
Palate: The palate shines with an abundance of old Islay, some beach BBQ fruit notes, tangy sweet smoke and a warming peaty tang and more charcoal characters line the side and mid palate, A fine balance of peaty salinity and tropical fruits, sawdust and sweet spices with a subtle creamy chocolate sauce note.
If you ever wanted to know what Port Ellen was like then this is the dram for you