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Port Ellen 1979 37 Year Old 17th Release

Lot: 96341

Port Ellen 1979 37 Year Old 17th Release

Winning Bid: £1,750

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Port Ellen
Age: 
37 Year Old
Vintage: 
1979
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
51%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Closed
product Details

Port Ellen 1979 37 Year Old 17th Release​

The seventeenth edition of the incredibly popular Port Ellen annual releases. Distilled in 1979 and bottled 37 years later in 2017, bottled at cask strength and limited to 2988 bottles, this is bottle 1658.

Port Ellen is the lost jewel in the Islay crown. Closure in 1983 has enabled this distillery to receive a near mythical amount of love and respect. As stocks get thinner on the ground, these bottles become rarer and rarer.

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