Port Ellen 25 Years Old & Rare The Platinum Selection Cask DL3478 57.5% 1982


4.5 sterren - 2 professionele reviews
€ 1.050,00 (excl. BTW)
1.270,50 (in. BTW)
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Distileerderij Port Ellen
Bottelaar Douglas Laing
Serie Old & Rare The Platinum Selection
Gebotteld voor Potstill Vienna
Gedistilleerd op 04.1982
Gebotteld 06.2007
Land Schotland
Streek Highlands
Leeftijd 25
Cask Type Sherry Butt
Vatnummer DL 3478
Alcohol percentage 57.5
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie In original Box
Etiket Perfect
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Professionele reviews

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Serge Valentin (90)

Colour: amber. Nose: this one starts all on coffee and dark chocolate, with a slightly subdued peat once more but a very obvious smokiness. More wood smoke that is... Then a little orange liqueur, pepper, dried Chinese mushrooms (the large black ones), gunpowder, maybe a little rubber (but I wouldn’t say this is sulphury), prunes... Let’s see what happens with a little water: big notes of pencil shavings do arise, as well as a little shoe polish and pipe tobacco. A little drier. Mouth (neat): it’s truly one of these peat’n’sherry monsters, with a huge attack on caramel and pepper, maybe a tad cloying that is. Oily mouth feel. Goes on with a continuous fight between the thick sherry (orange liqueur, prunes, chocolate, blackcurrant jam) and the peaty and slightly bitter pepper. Hot, quite immense but maybe not too subtle... With water: drier, more on coffee, soy sauce, salty liquorice and balsamic vinegar. Finish: very long, with a balance that’s perfect now. Comments: nobody won the fight. This is a rather extreme – and sulphurless - sherried Port Ellen


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