Overall rating
88.66/100
votes
76
Whiskybase ID
WB15542
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Bottling serie
Whisky Fair Limburg 2010
Vintage
14.12.2001
Bottled
04.2010
Casktype
Zinfandel Barrel
Casknumber
969
Number of bottles
212
Strength
60.6 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
25 apr 2010 8:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 219.48

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Whisky reviews for Port Charlotte 2001 MoS

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.66 points.

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I'm having a hard time with this, especially the notes. It's very sweet, but also a lot of peat, beautiful oak, less fruit. Unexpectedly little wine, but it can also be the form of the day.
    • Nose
      More beautiful, more subtle, peat, very sweet and almost sugary on the nose, a bit scented, vanilla, oak a little herbaceous, but rather sweet.
    • Taste
      stronger than expected, sweet, but also black pepper, peat, unexpectedly creamy.
    • Finish
      sweet, peaty, mild and spicy.

  2. grinface scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The alcohol is not integrated very well here. I didn't like the bitter side either. Overall rather difficult. The best thing is the nose. Full review (german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/08/13/alle-port-charlotte-teil-2/

  3. Segens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    great nose of Primitivo wine but the taste doesn't keep the level and the finish is simply too metallic and bitter. For me an OK dram but no 88+

  4. larswehmeier scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
      Strong salty smoke. Wonderfully maritime. Campfire on the beach in the old leather jacket. Matching an elegant citrus freshness. Despite the alcohol strength, a surprisingly elegant and balanced Port Charlotte. With a little water, it becomes dirtier and at the same time much sweeter, shows licorice and sugar.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Very smoky and deliciously sweet. Great! Strongly charred marshmallows from the campfire. With water, he is fratziger, tingles on the tongue and shows pepper. Slightly drier on the palate
    • Finish
      86 86
      Long and warm. The smoke stops.

  5. checkpointuk scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/port-charlotte-im-sixpack-dunkle-private-casks-mos-und-das-neue-ssmc-cask-855-im-direkten-vergleich-27622/ Color: corn yellow

    Nose: Earthy, smoky leather, vanilla, honey and salty citrus fruits (actually reminds a bit of Port Ellen).

    Taste: Lemons, salt and a little honey with vanilla. Otherwise, unfortunately nothing again!

    Finish: Medium long, still salty at the beginning, then
    getting better and better. Finally, a smoky sugar candy stays on
    the tongue back.

    83 points (nose: 86 / taste: 82 / finish: 80)

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