In 1995 Teerenpeli started brewing beer, until they opened an additional distillery in 2002. The distillery is located in the city of Lahti in Finland, with a population of about 100 000. Despite the ban on advertising spirits in Finland, the brand has already gained a high reputation. Portti is the Finnish word for 'gate/barrier'. This single malt whisky matures for three to four months in oak casks and then gets a finish in port wine casks for half a year.Tasting notes:Colour: Rich gold. Nose: Very fruity, caramelized sugar, sweet malt. Taste: Soft, oily, notes of dark berries, cherries, hints of black pepper, port wine. Finish: Long lasting, pleasant.