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Port Ellen 1975 Signatory Vintage 23 Year Old Silent Stills Gift Pack

Lot: 308313

Port Ellen 1975 Signatory Vintage 23 Year Old Silent Stills Gift Pack

Winning Bid: £760

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Port Ellen
Age: 
23 Year Old
Vintage: 
1975
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Signatory Vintage
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
56.1%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Port Ellen 1975 Signatory Vintage 23 Year Old Silent Stills Gift Pack

Port Ellen is the lost jewel in the Islay crown, closed down by DCL (now Diageo) in 1983 due to an oversupply of peated whisky for blending and a perceived lack of interest in it as a single malt. It has developed a legendary status in the years since. A very rare 12 year old bottled for attendees of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II in 1980 is believed to have been the only distillery bottling produced in its years of operation. Diageo have bottled more since, but it is the independent companies that have given the whisky world the best chance to sample this sought after single malt.

Distilled on 14th January 1975, this was bottled within Signatory Vintage's Silent Stills range, which at the time showcased Scotland's finest discontinued single malts (some, such as Glenglassaugh, have since returned).

Cask #160 produced 285 bottles.

Signatory Vintage were established in 1988 by Andrew Symington and are one of Scotland's most prolific independent bottlers. Their offices and bottling facility are located next to Edradour distillery, which they have also owned since 2002.

This bottle is being sold from the Pat's Whisk(e)y private collection which, numbering in excess of 9,000 bottles and over 2,000 miniatures, is the single largest collection of whisky ever to be brought to auction. Pat's Whisk(e)y is the result of over fifteen years of passion and dedication to the goal of creating one of the most complete libraries of whisky and whiskey ever amassed by an individual collector. It contains bottles from over 150 different Scottish distilleries, as well as bourbon, rare Scotch releases from sought-after independent bottlers in Europe, and whisky from other distilleries across the globe. Whisky Auctioneer is delighted to have partnered with Pat's Whisk(e)y to offer this collection across a number of exclusive and spotlight auctions. For more information, please click here.

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