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Port Ellen 7th Release

Overall rating
92.31/100
votes
136
Whiskybase ID
WB17018
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Collection
Vintage
1979
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
28 years old
Strength
54.7 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Bottle code
L7 121 CR000
Barcode
5000281022529
Added on
15 Jul 2010 5:29 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 435.58

33 × in wishlist

136 × member ratings

249 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Ellen 7th Release

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.31 points

  1. bachmann1 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 700,- Pound Sterling (without Tax)  @Swa in Feb. 2018

    https://www.scotchwhiskyauctions.com/auctions/120_the-82nd-auction/198070_port-ellen-7th-annual-release-1979-28-year-old-20cl/

  2. WhiskyJpg scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. olegborgol scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    23-23-23-23

  4. Fight65 scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    For the second time rated with Päddy @ home
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
      IT: 92
      B: 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. Patrick93 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  6. grinface scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A little overhyped maybe, but definitely very good. The range of flavors sometimes seems a bit wild. Full review (in german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/06/24/port-ellen-ad-lib/

  7. SFWC scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Very good PE. Best of the Diageo vattings imo. Worth the hefty price tag? Of course not.

  8. squaadgras scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  9. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A good Islay malt. He might like me ... nope, nonsense. Too expensive.
    • Nose
      Pleasant campfire smoke that quickly recedes in favor of citrus, malt and grassy floral notes. A pleasant honey sauce makes your mouth water, plus grapes, apple and apricot. In the background vanilla and fudge, some leather and licorice. Very complex.
    • Taste
      Pure: Pfeffriger onset, again pleasant smoke. Oily and heavy. Getting drunk, honey over liquorice drops. Again floral and light (apple / citrus) fruit. Then again grass notes and malt, the liquorice becomes coffee notes, and the leather is back. In addition comes Eichenwuerze.
      With water: The fruit increases, he gets slightly sweeter. Then take the liquorice.
    • Finish
      Long and dry. Smoke, licorice, oak, leather and floral grassy sounds.

  10. Waykid scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Delicious, 91.
    • Nose
      Savoury peatsmoke with fresh lime & lemon. Takes quite alot of water, holds the form and opens up beautifully. Granny Smith, hints of lime (calcium carbonate), chalk-liquorice (a candy), almond-milk, honey, fresh rosemary. The smokiness turns sweeter. This is very good peat smoke, rounded and soft, not a bruiser. Fruity and almost candied: the citrus-apple side talks loudly.
    • Taste
      Sweet smoke. Honey, citrus-tee powder, piquant chalkiness, a bit of air-dried ham, celery, salmiak-liquorice, gently round and sweetish. A little chocolate, pecan nuts. An interesting paraffiny nuttiness.
    • Finish
      Gentle and round maltiness, citrus. Rather long.

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