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Port Ellen 12-year-old JM

Overall rating
93.48/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
James MacArthur (JM)
Bottling serie
Fine Malt Selection
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
62.7 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
04 Sep 2010 10:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 130.00

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Whisky Reviews for Port Ellen 12-year-old JM

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.48 points

  1. moving_coil scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    Nose:

    Vegetal earthy peat, some truffles and minerals but the smoke is rising.More farmy

    Palate:

    Intense swirling textural smoke and peat, bonfire smoke, overwhelming, fumes, diesel, explosive! Salty drying. Gorgeous old school notes

    Finish:

    Growing, growing, it’s long. Growing concentrated ashes

    As pure and aggressive a young Port Ellen you could imagine
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  2. Sjors scored this whisky 96 points Connoisseur

    Very powerful Port Ellen. WoW!!
    • Nose
      Peaty and smoky, some flowery tones now and then.

      Minerals and tar, some slightly maritime notes in the background

      (seaweed maybe). Very rough nose.
    • Taste
      Very intense, lots of peat, quite dry, after that it gets a bit oilyer with vanilla and fruity on pineapple, green apples and some lemon.

      Peppery and salty, some mineral and floral

      tones too.
    • Finish
      Medium long dry finish with some fruits at the very end of it.

  3. Roman scored this whisky 99 points Expert Senior

    One of the best Port Ellen I ever had the chance to drink

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