Port Ellen 19 Years Old McGibbon's Provenance 43% 1982

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€ 578,47 (excl. BTW)
699,95 (in. BTW)

Port Ellen 19 Years Old McGibbon's Provenance 43% Low Neck 1982

excl. BTW € 578,47
in. BTW € 699,95
Volume 0,70l
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Distileerderij Port Ellen
Bottelaar Douglas McGibbon
Serie McGibbon's Provenance
Gebotteld voor
Gedistilleerd op Spring 1982
Gebotteld Spring 2001
Land Schotland
Streek Islay
Leeftijd 19
Cask Type
Alcohol percentage 43
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie In originele verpakking
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 1

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In the realm of Scotch whisky, few names evoke as much reverence and intrigue as Port Ellen. Nestled on the shores of Islay, this distillery has become legendary for its exceptional single malt whiskies. Among its esteemed releases, the Port Ellen 19 Years Old from McGibbon's Provenance series stands out as a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship inherent in this spirit.

Distillation and Maturation:

The journey of this exquisite whisky began in the spring of 1982 when it was distilled at the iconic Port Ellen distillery. Known for its distinctively peated character, Port Ellen whiskies are celebrated for their maritime influence, drawing flavors from the sea air that surrounds the Islay island.

For 19 long years, this elixir patiently matured in oak casks, developing its complex profile and acquiring the nuances that make Port Ellen whiskies truly exceptional. Each passing season, with its fluctuations in temperature and humidity, played a role in shaping the final character of this whisky.

Independent Bottling by Douglas McGibbon:

The art of independent bottling adds a layer of mystique and uniqueness to Scotch whiskies. In the case of the Port Ellen 19 Years Old, it was Douglas McGibbon who took on the responsibility of selecting, maturing, and bottling this expression for the McGibbon's Provenance series.

Douglas McGibbon, a respected name in the whisky industry, has long been associated with quality and a commitment to preserving the individuality of each cask. The Provenance series, in particular, is a testament to the meticulous cask selection process, showcasing the pure essence of the whiskies it comprises.

Tasting Notes:

As the golden liquid is poured into a glass, one is immediately captivated by the rich amber hue, a visual testament to its lengthy maturation. The nose is an olfactory journey, offering notes of peat smoke, brine, and a subtle sweetness that hints at the underlying complexity.

On the palate, the Port Ellen 19 Years Old unfolds a symphony of flavors. The peat, though present, is harmoniously balanced by maritime influences, with hints of seaweed, salt, and a touch of iodine. The malt sweetness emerges, bringing a luscious quality that rounds off the experience.

The finish is a lingering embrace of warmth, with echoes of smoke and a gentle reminder of the Islay coastline. This whisky invites contemplation, encouraging enthusiasts to savor each sip and explore the depths of its flavor profile.


The Port Ellen 19 Years Old from McGibbon's Provenance series is more than a whisky; it's a time capsule, capturing the essence of a distillery that has left an indelible mark on the world of Scotch. With its masterful distillation, patient maturation, and the guiding hand of independent bottler Douglas McGibbon, this expression is a celebration of the artistry that goes into crafting truly exceptional single malts. As you raise your glass to savor this rare elixir, you partake in a journey through time, appreciating the legacy of Port Ellen and the dedication of those who bring such treasures to enthusiasts worldwide.

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