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Product Description

This utterly spectacular 42 year old Islay single malt was laid to sleep at the Port Ellen distillery on the 28th January 1981 and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail for their Private Collection on the 6th February 2023.

Charged from refill sherry butt number 290 at a natural strength 52.5% ABV, this is one of just 181 bottles exclusively bottled for the G&M Recollection Series that scored a huge 93 points on WhiskyFun and comes housed in a gem of an oak presentation case with unique decanter and COA.

The Recollection Series are annual releases that offer a unique opportunity for whisky enthusiasts and collectors to enjoy forgotten masterpieces that have been lying in wait at the G&M warehouse.

Specifications

Region
Islay
Vintage
1981
Age
42
Bottled
2023
Series
Private Collection
Label
The Recollection Series #2
Yield
181
Cask
Refill Sherry Butt; #290
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail
ABV
52.5%
Content
70cl
GTIN
5020613094208
Brand
Port Ellen

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Port Ellen 1981 42 Year Old, Gordon & MacPhail's Private Collection - Recollection Series Cask 290

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