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Port Ellen 39 Year Old Untold Stories The Spirit Safe Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

Whiskey: Port Ellen 39 Year Old Untold Stories The Spirit Safe Single Malt Scotch

The first release in the Port Ellen Untold Stories Series is an astonishing bottling of 39 year old single malt produced by the legendary Islay-based distillery. Dubbed The Spirit Safe, this is one of the oldest whiskies released from Port Ellen, having spent close to 40 years maturing in a combination of bourbon and sherry casks. Just the ticket if you're counting down the days until the distillery reopens in 2021. 1,500 bottles have been produced.

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Size: 700ML

Proof: 101.8 (50.9% ABV)

Age: 39 Year

Origin: Scotland

Distillery: Port Ellen

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Detailed Description

Port Ellen: Untold Stories The Spirit Safe is the first release in the new Untold Stories series from the Islay distillery, which closed in 1983. Matured in a selection of ex-bourbon and refill European oak sherry casks, this 39-year-old single malt has a fruity, smoky character, with notes of sultanas, melons and limes, with just a hint of ginger. A gentle peat smoke builds in the background alongside a savoury, sea-salt element. This whisky comes in a specially made wooden box, which can only be opened by two unique keys, mimicking the distillery’s spirit safe which can only be opened by using two different keys simultaneously.

Port Ellen 39 Year Old Untold Stories The Spirit Safe Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Mild to begin with then through the soft peat smoke there is a slight prickle. An abundance of fruit; sultanas, melon, lime with a hint of ginger ale. Going deeper there is honey and beeswax followed by white chocolate and burnt toast. A drop of water makes it smoother and softer; lightly winey, before the sweetness of a fresh fruit salad with ripe bananas takes over.

Palate: A smooth texture and a sweet, salty then smoky taste. Cooling and prickly, as intense mint and smoke give way to sweet white chocolate and fruit salad. Water adds a shake of sea salt and a pleasant pinch of dried herbs. Chocolatey, minty, chewy, and coating: with balancing bitterness offset by traces of ginger and wine.

Finish: Complex, spicy, focused and balanced. Effortlessly controlled throughout. No less focused, though softer, with water.

Distillery Information

Port Ellen was founded in 1825, on the south side of Islay, by A.K. Mackay & Co. The Ramsay family operated the distillery from 1833 to 1920, when they sold Port Ellen to Buchana-Dewars, who formed a new company to oversee Port Ellen's affairs.

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