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Overall rating
92.24/100
votes
42
Whiskybase ID
WB14498
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whisky-Fässle (W-F)
Vintage
1982
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Strength
57.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 mar 2010 10:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1000.00

34 × in wishlist

42 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Ellen 1982 W-F

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.24 points

  1. Whisky Genießer scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Thank you very much Jens that I had the opportunity to taste one of my first Port Ellens and such a good one! To test one of the most famous Islay distilleries was an amazing experience

  2. eleiko5 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Port Ellen 27 yo 1982
    (57,3%, Whisky-Fässle 2010)

    Nose: this one doesn’t need much time to convince you. It starts on wet gravel and dry seaweed. Fresh hints of lime. Excellent medicinal notes as well (antiseptic) in a refined way. Menthol. Tarry ropes. Garage aroma. Powerful yet smooth as silk. A winner. Mouth: very intense, high on lemon and pepper, high on tar again, high on smoke. Again quite antiseptic. All of this well dosed. Then getting a bit sharper and earthier. Finish: mouth-watering lemon and soot.

    A powerful Port Ellen that’s not too austere nor too rounded. Impressive combination of strong flavours and an excellent balance. One of the best Port Ellens I’ve had recently. Around € 190, now sold out (does it surprise you?).

    Score: 93/100

    http://www.whiskynotes.be/2011/port-ellen/port-ellen-1982-whisky-fssle/

     

     

  3. checkpointuk scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2014/drei-port-ellen-im-alter-von-27-jahren-im-direkten-vergleich-33152/ Color: straw yellow
    Nose: vanilla cream with orange liqueur, dull, salty herbs and peaty smoke. Honey, coal and damp soil. Spicy with leather aromas and wet hay.
    Taste: Round and balanced with a lot of cheeks! Lots of salt, white pepper, ginger ale provided with the fruit of limes and lemons. Powerful vanilla notes on a fruity base jolt. Now only smoke and peat class balanced.
    Finish: Long - sweet, green notes with honey and vanilla in peaty earthy smoke. All-round delicious and balanced until decay.
    Comment: The nose has many parallels to the 81er 15y Glenscoma!
    94 points (nose: 94 / taste: 94 / finish: 93)

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