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Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB71674
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskybroker.co.uk (WhB)
Vintage
07.07.2003
Bottled
18.08.2015
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
671
Number of bottles
264
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Sep 2015 8:56 am by GlenPiWi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 62.16

7 × in wishlist

16 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte 2003 WhB

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.00 points

  1. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Big and bold and a real treat for anyone even slightly fond of peated whiskies and Port Charlotte in particular.
    • Nose
      Briny with sweet peat, followed by candied lemon, lime rasp and bitter oranges. Ripe banana, and a big hit of straw as well. There's a touch of glue somewhere too, and ozone.
    • Taste
      Surprisingly dry, and earthy as well. The peat is a bit more pronounced here, slightly rubber-y, yet still has a sweet edge to it. A big hit of vanilla and spiciness (cloves, nutmeg). Somewhat ashy.
    • Finish
      Ashy, smoke and slightly salty. Long.

  3. Shane_IL scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This was a really lovely one. Really great independent bottling showcasing a really well made spirit.Reviewed in my blog:https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2017/06/06/port-charlotte-2003-whisky-broker/
    • Nose
      Sweet, farmy peat. Lactic caramel. Ash. Brine. Teriyaki sauce. Charred lemons. Milk chocolate. Wintergreen. Peppermint. Celery salt.
    • Taste
      Farmy peat. Lots of ash and brine, like a seaside bonfire. Toffee. Citric acid. Creme brulee. Pepper. Cloves. Menthol. Bitter green herbs.
    • Finish
      Long. Ashy peat. Coal dust. Salt, lots of salt. Citrus zest. Menthol. Cough syrup.

  4. Murxus did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    shared cask, same as: https://www.whiskybase.com/whisky/73517/port-charlotte-2003-cr

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A very good Port Charlotte, actually better than the official PC range. 87/88.

    Compared it to a sample of the 2002 WhB cask 1164. This one is clearly rawer and farmier, with a better body and finish. Even though that one gets really high scores, I like this one much better.
    • Nose
      A lot of sweet lime upfront, plus a tad of orange. The peat is not very dominant initially and identifies itself as subtle chocolate and gingerbread. It then becomes stronger and takes a more farmy / vegetal shape. Still not too heavy though, more like warm hay on a summer day in the countryside. With water more orange and some peach.
    • Taste
      Peat: initially earthy, then briny. Orange, citrus, dark chocolate, gingerbread, caramel and a spiciness like clove. With water some vanilla.
    • Finish
      Peat, 'Printen' covered in dark chocolate, orange and ketjap (soy sauce). Eventually well-done barbecued spare ribs. Or perhaps I mean slightly burnt, but I guess that I'm not the only man for whom that comes down to the same thing. A very rewarding finish.

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