Port Ellen 1982 McGibbon's Provenance
Added on Saturday, Nov 10, 2007 at 12:00 AM
  Bottler: Douglas Laing
  Age: 23 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1982 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 46.00 % Region: Islay
  Price: $200 Availability: Specialty Stores
Sherry butt #1754 Distilled April 1982.  Bottled May 2005
Member Ratings and Notes
Adam
 
[No Notes] 
Chris
 
N: A wisp of sulfur on top o walnut tort.
P: Quite flowery with lots of dried fruits, apricots and bananas, with moderate peat.
F: Banana bread. 
Dave
 
The nose is soft and sweet peat and the palate is a bit grassy with some softer peaty notes and really easy drinking.  Not great but solid Port Ellen. 
Andy
 
Nose: Red hots and tire rubber

Palate: cinnamon butterscotch with a spicy explosion and a long finish.  Nice.  B+/A- 
Fuji
 

Sherry sweetness with ripe plums, raisins, and light smokey peat.

 

Blind Tasting B+

N: Rubber band, light sulphur, strawberry gum, Parrafin wax and sugar cane. Whiffs of smoke.


P: Red berries, black licorice, black grape skins, Concorde grape, raisin, dark chocolate


F: Slightly sweet yet smokey finish.  

 
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