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Port Charlotte 2005

Overall rating
90.18/100
votes
84
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillery Valinch
Vintage
21.11.2005
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Oloroso Sherry
Casknumber
2087
Number of bottles
956
Strength
59.3 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Bottled for
Distillery only Feis Ile 2018
Added on
01 Jun 2018 11:40 am by Räuberjäger
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 227,11

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233 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte 2005

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.18 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2019/04/11/feis-ile-2018-bruichladdich/

    N: A fruity number that isn’t too blatantly oloroso-ed nor overly doctored! It’s also rather malty with a little peat oil.
    T: Oily sherry malt with a few choice berries, blackberry Tunes and tarry rope. There’s a hint of old skool about this for sure.
    F: Bitter-sweet and somewhat malty with a fairly short cut off.
    C: Rock on! £75 for a 50cl bottle on the day.

  2. Archer scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A great filling for the Feils Ile 2018. The sherry cask maturation does not seem to be set or forced. With the spices in the nose and on the tongue you can enjoy this whisky for a long time.
    • Nose
      91 91
      (Rum) raisins, marzipan, vanilla, honey, cinnamon, coriander - you could call that almost Christstollen. Wonderfully dense and fat nose. Dried apricots, dates, figs. Mild herbs and in addition to cinnamon & coriander other spices such as pepper, chervil, bay leaves, cloves. It does not stop anymore and is getting more and more intense.
    • Taste
      90 90
      On the tongue, the Oloroso keg immediately becomes noticeable and lets a good portion of ripe grapes and sherry aroma slosh on the tongue. Add some oak, a hint of smoke, damp forest soil, mushroom taste. As in the nose, so on the tongue: spice cupboard on and just enjoy. Crème Brulée, Espresso Beans, Werther's Real and Fudge.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium long, only slightly dry, oak, a little bit of smoke, sherry sweet.

  3. penumbra scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Grilled salmon head with salt, pepper, shoe polish, wet oak (glendronach single barrel), roasted almonds, peat, western medicine, tobacco leaves, toffee, vanilla, oatmeal, red berries.

      PC and Arran's sherry barrels are often confusing. Although this is an O barrel, the salty grilled fish on the surface is slightly cult, and the background still maintains the sweet cereals of roasted nuts, oats, toffee, and Western medicine pills. When you smell the wind, you can imagine a seaside farm. I tend to think that this style is derived from the distillation process, but the other two product lines of bruichladdich are not so obvious.
    • Taste
      A delightful sweet and bitter? Caramel, bitter coffee, licorice, some spices for stews. Peat, western medicine, earth, smoked bayfish, black pepper, leather, chili. Fruit acid (grape peel, tomato, lemon peel oil).

      Body: Strong, rich in fat, medium sweet, with tannin and bitter bottom.
    • Finish
      For a long time, peat, iodine water, isatis root, black clever, sweet grains, very few peppers.

  4. squaadgras scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

  6. aphex scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A beastly Port Charlotte on the dry sherry side. A very active cask for sure. A few months after the opening, it improved. Still a beast but a little less winey.
    • Nose
      Peat smoke, engine oil and big farmy notes. Hints of medicinal notes and coastal notes (seaweeds, seashells). Smoked fish, dried fruits, salted caramel.
    • Taste
      Punchy, dry, thick and spicy. Dried fruits, roasted nuts, coffee, dark chocolate, tobacco, leather and a pinch of salt. Spices from the oak.
      With water, light sulphury notes and more smoke and engine oil on the nose. The palate is thicker, meaty, nutty, earthy and smoky.
    • Finish
      Long, smoke and lingering spices.

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Patrick93 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  9. GIORGOS scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. berarith73 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

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