Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Spring 1983
Winter 2008
Stated Age
24 years old
Refill Butt
DMG 4114
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
18 aug 2008 10:38 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 925.64

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Whisky reviews for Port Ellen 1983 McG

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.20 points.

  1. aryehf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Having the chance to taste any Port Ellen these days is non trivial, however this is nothing exceptional.
    Good solid dram but that's it.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Peat smoke, green and grassy, seaweed, medicinal, hay, a bit lactic on the background, vanilla, grapefruit.
      After sometime in the glass this becomes waxy, dough, almonds.
      The green and the grassy notes fade along the time.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Velvety mouthfeel, wood smoke, black pepper, vanilla, grapefruit. almonds, marzipan, unripe banana, a bit maritime.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium-long, gentle oak note, medicinal, peat, almonds, grapefruits.

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  3. JohnGlen1961 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Sir Provenance did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Original Tasting Notes:On the nose is a concentrated sweet aroma to start which moves onto a peppery clean quality, a hint of salty ozone with late light peat quality. The palate is initially very soft and complex, ranging from salty to barleyed, to coal dust and phenolic qualities. The finish is dry, bigger now on peat, damp earth, spicy and smoked wood fire flavours. ( F )


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