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Overall rating
91.72/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Mackillop's Choice (McC)
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Cask Strength
Vintage
05.05.1982
Bottled
03.2014
Casknumber
1511
Number of bottles
306
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 Apr 2014 3:22 pm by whiskyman_de
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 819.78

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Whisky Reviews for Port Ellen 1982 McC

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.72 points

  1. Bishlouk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Powerful yes, but with great complexity too! A superb finesse on the nose, and rounded power in the mouth. A very nice whisky, even though Port Ellen remains far from being my favorite distillery.
    • Nose
      A fine smoke that mixes with a little camphor. A mineral rise of stone and foliage (OK, it's not mineral, foliage, I know) wet. I can also detect fruit this smoke and mineral barrier: red apple, lemon zest, grape liquor.
    • Taste
      A nice tasty power input, which still swells as the distillate remains in the mouth. Red apple syrup, ash smoke, and a large handful of spices. The texture is fat.
    • Finish
      Very long. A slight woody dryness, quickly obscured by the smoke that remains ubiquitous (and goes back in the nose), and lemon droplet grapes.

  2. The Whisky Cyclist scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    This whisky is subtle at first, but give it some time, and it is very fine!

  3. hartist scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    My only Port Ellen tasted so far but even if the price is crazy, you have to taste one once in your life.
    • Nose
      Airy and greasy peat with multiple notes of juicy and tasty fresh fruits; slight tendency to fade with aeration.
    • Taste
      The attack on the palate turns out to be supple but a sumptuous material with a greasy tendency appears then with a flamboyant peat on tarred notes, herbaceous, fruity which evolve constantly. What flavors!
    • Finish
      Very beautiful length all in magic finesse and sumptuous elegance.

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