A single malt release from the closed Port Ellen distillery by independent bottler Gordon & Macphail (G&M) in their Rare Old range. Distilled in 1980, matured for 35 years and bottled in 2016. Only 275 bottles were produced. Non-chillfiltered, naturally coloured and bottled at 46%.
Nose: Sherry character mingles with pear, dark chocolate and peat smoke aromas.
Palate: Sweet strawberry, ripe banana and lime flavours are complemented by underlying toasted oak.
Finish: Peat smoke lingers.