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Port Ellen Distillery was producing whisky from 1825 to 1929, 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. Port Ellen single malt was included into prestigious Rare Malt range twice, here is an initial release from 1998 containing whisky distilled in 1978 and bottled at natural strength of 60.9% abv. Rare Malts range was phased out in 2005 and its value keeps rising.
Nose: smoky and coastal, seashells, seaweed, lemons, grapefruits, green apples, hints of leather and tobacco, smoked ham and touch of iodine.
Palate: peaty and smoky with touch of sherry, candied orange and lemon peel, baked apples, pepper, dark chocolate, caramel and salted almonds.
Finish: pretty long, with notes of peat smoke, sea salt, pepper, dark chocolate and hints of oak.