Port Charlotte 10 Years Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 50% Age: 10 Years Old Country: Scotland
Built in 1881 when puffer-supplied coal was available as an alternative fuel to local peat, it is likely that Bruichladdich was specifically designed to produce the purest unpeated spirit possible. The great Alfred Barnard supports this view with a tantalising clue – the Laddie is the only distillery on Islay that he does not describe as drying its malt using peat in his fascinating exploration of the island’s distilleries in 1885. Falling on hard times with whisky demand low and plenty of surplus then owners Invergorden shut the distillery down in 1995. Re-opening again in 2001 it was sold to Remy Cointreau in 2012 which started to invest heavily to refurbish the distillery. An onsite maltings is currently being built at the distillery to allow for a 100% Islay grown, malted, distilled and matured spirit.
This is the first permanent release of Port Charlotte from the Bruichladdich Distillery. It replaces the multi vintage Cuvee Scottish Barley. As the flagship Port Charlotte it has been conceived, distilled with 100% Scottish barley peated to 40 phenol part per million. Using a combination of 1st fill ex Bourbon American oak casks, 2nd fill ex Bourbon American oak casks and 2nd fill ex French wine casks the spirit has been matured for no less than 10 years solely on Islay. Launched in 2018 it has become one of the most loved Islay whiskies on the market today.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Smoked chocolate ganache, soft and creamy vanilla fudge, toasted orange peel and sea spray.
Palate: Creamy peat notes, charred oak with smouldering bonfire smoke, vanilla shortbread with some refreshing herbal notes.
Finish: Ginger biscuits, earthy with herbal tea and some balanced peaty smoky notes.
|Dimensions||35 × 12 × 12 cm|
Bourbon Cask, Peat Smoke, Wine Cask
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