Port Ellen have announced they will release a 39-Year-Old single malt from original, finite stocks in early April.
The brand introduces the first exclusive release of the “Untold Stories Series” worldwide; an exploration into the innovative and trailblazing background of this iconic Islay distillery.
Port Ellen: Untold Stories The Spirit Safe(50.9% ABV) is one of the oldest releases from the revered distillery. A limited 1,500 bottles will be available from selected luxury retailers globally with an RRSP of £4,500.
An elegant and complex Single Malt Scotch Whisky, expertly married from a selection of ex US-Bourbon and ex European Sherry refill cask. On the nose, it is mild to begin with, with an abundance of fruit. On the palate there is the regular smoke from classic Islay peat, but much softer – the sweet, salty then smoky taste gives a complex yet balanced finish.
Port Ellen distillery was closed over thirty years ago in 1983, set to remain silent for all time. It is now to be reopened in 2021, and while the world waits for it to start production again, only a very finite amount of its original stock remains.