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Port Ellen Distillery was producing whisky from 1825 until the late 1920s, resumed production in 1967 after extensive restoration, only to close for good in 1983. In the time of closure it was one of the three distilleries on Islay owned by DCL, it was also the smallest of the three with distilling capacity of 1.7 million liters of spirit per annum. Today the site is occupied by Port Ellen Maltings, a huge malting facility built in 1973. Every year since 2001 Diageo, the owner of the brand, offers a limited release of cask strength Port Ellen as part of the Special Releases range. The 10th release from 2010 contained whisky distilled in 1978 and aged primarily in refill sherry casks. Only 3000 bottles were produced.
Nose: beautifully balanced, peat smoke, sea breeze, smoked fish, almonds, lemons, grapefruits, hints of pepper, notes of pencil shavings, rubber and tar.
Palate: very complex, peaty, smoky and slightly mineral, green olives, lemon peel, grapefruits, cantaloupe, hints of pepper and ginger and touch of caramel.
Finish: very long, peaty and mineral, with notes of pepper, salted almonds and hints of cigar ash.