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Port Charlotte PC11

Overall rating
88.57/100
votes
268
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Eòrna Na H-alba
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Premium Ex-Bourbon + Oloroso Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
59.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Heavily Peated
Bottle code
P/132276 14/069
Barcode
5055807400534
Added on
29 Jul 2013 11:00 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 213,91

55 × in wishlist

268 × member ratings

1221 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte PC11

36 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.57 points

  1. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. lapinbilly did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A little too much alcohol in this one!
    • Nose
      A very Islay nose, peat, lemon, iodine, not too close to the nose because it piquote! The addition of water is strongly recommended, Oloroso aging is not obvious.
    • Taste
      On the palate alcohol is very present, peat is medicinal and gives way to smoked ham, then peat comes back softer on sherry.
    • Finish
      The finish is long, on peat, salt, and lemon.

  3. hfos scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  4. whiskybros scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    You can find our review here http://www.whiskybros.com/single-post/2016/05/01/Port-Charlotte-PC-11
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  6. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    The madness in bottles as was said here, brilliant coastal paint
    • Nose
      Soft peat, right by the sea, algae, berries, raisins, lemon, salty peanuts behind
    • Taste
      First sweetness, apricots & cherries, then green pepper, algae, smoke, salt, fried fish, honey, oak, citrus, orange, grapefruit
    • Finish
      Long, the peat & the sea, but also Sherrynoten remain

  7. bennythemonster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Port Charlotte PC 11, 59.5% alc. original bottling Port Charlotte PC 11, 59.5% alc. original bottling
    Region: Islay, Scotland

    Nose: In the first impression sea air and peat smoke, peat fire on pebble beach, flotsam and algae. It is followed by more fruity aromas, including raisins and peaches, limes and oranges. Somehow I find in addition to cinnamon and salted peanuts.

    Palate: Fruity and smoky. Despite the high alcohol content very mild. Apricots, sultanas and peaches, then on the other side pepper, cinnamon and sea salt, smoked eel and horseradish.

    Finish: Long and very smoky, but also wonderfully harmonious. With tobacco, mild cocoa and raisins.

    Conclusion: complex and exciting!

    87/100 points (tasted 2015, approx. 190 €)
    Thank you Peat Head for the rehearsal!
    Original article: http://www.notesofmalt.de/notes-Islay-un...PC-11,-59,5-OA/

  8. spigray scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    n:  heavy smoke with tar and soot. right behind that thetere is a citric fruitiness
         of lemons and mandarins, lemontarte with vanilla, olives, brine, violets
         aniseed, liquorice and justa hint of manure.
    t:  very strong of course with oily mouthfeel. really a lot of medicinal smoke,
        very much the nose I´d say, nicely sweet behind the smoke-curtain.
    f:  long, very much on liquorice.
    comments: good whisky of course but way too expensive for what it is.

    86/100

  9. spigray scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Koalafant scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    The madness in bottles! (93/100)
    • Nose
      Clear, strong smoke paired with notes of vanilla, caramel. Sweet but fresh in the background. Very complex ... The sorting of the aromas is difficult
    • Taste
      puhhh ... indescribable! Spoils and surprises the palate ... difficult to put into words
    • Finish
      medium and warm, sticks to the palate

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