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Port Ellen 35 Year Old 1983 Xtra Old Particular (Douglas Laing Bottling) 1983


The now mothballed Port Ellen distillery took its name from the Islay port less than a mile away. Originally established as a malt mill in 1825, the property became a distillery in 1833 but it closed down in 1983 (having seen many different owners and changes of fortune inbetween). Today, as a result of it having closed, Port Ellen bottles are highly sought after.

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Category Vint. Name Size Qty Units Price
Whisky1983Port Ellen 35 Year Old 1983 Xtra Old Particular (Douglas Laing Bottling)

54.3%, Douglas Laing Bottling (XOP Range)

Only available Duty Paid

70/1221,401.44bt2002.0571428571Port Ellen 35yo 1983 XOP (Douglas Laing)0.7

Spirits are offered subject to remaining unsold. E&OE.

Tasting Notes

Sherry Hogshead - Natural Cask Strength (54.3%). No colouring or chill-filtration. Distilled March 1983, bottled February 2019. 133 bottles produced.

Only 133 bottles of this 35-year-old were produced, having been distilled in 1983 at the now-closed Port Ellen distillery. Bottled in 2019, this fabulous whisky was matured in a sherry hogshead.

Producer's Note, March 2021
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