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Port Charlotte Cask Exploration 09

Overall rating
88.35/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Valinch Fàd-Mòine
Vintage
09.10.2006
Bottled
07.2016
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Viognier Wine Cask
Casknumber
2175
Number of bottles
430
Strength
60.8 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
08 Jul 2016 7:43 pm by MacLeod66
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 95.00

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86 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte Cask Exploration 09

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.35 points

  1. Fight65 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Shane_IL scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This is an amazing whisky. It’s very rich but not cloying and has an amazing balance of sweet and deep aromatic notes. I fell in love with the rich character and the amazing sandalwood notes and am really glad I brought a bottle of it home with me.

    Reviewed in my blog:
    https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2017/04/09/port-charlotte-valinch-cask-explorations-9-fad-moine/
    • Nose
      Very lactic. Rich vanilla and caramel candies. Some peat but not very pronounced, leads to a nice wood smoke note. Aromatic wood, cedar. Fresh red fruits and berries. Hints of radish. Sweetened beef jerky. Black wine gums. Nutmeg and paprika. After some glass time some notes of germolene show up.
    • Taste
      Salty, earthy and loads of sandalwood (I love the smell of sandalwood). Glace cherries. Maple syrup. More rich caramel candies and germolene.
    • Finish
      Long. Wood smoke. Basted meat. Wood tannins. Camphor. Wood spice. Sandalwood. Maple Syrup. Leaves the mouth quite dry.

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Marine and mineral. Carné. So-so. With water, more malty and pastry chef. On the palate, smoked, quite greedy in texture. Warmer again with water. Mineral finish, even metallic. It is often said that a peated whisky does not suffer from its youth. That is not the case here.

    Enthusiasm 3/5

  4. helmutgw scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    F: red gold - copper N: very smoky - alcoholic, more is not possible G: strong alcohol / smoke, sweet, vinous? A: long, alcoholic and smoke-dominated, develops from sweet to bitter + H2O: is much better, the alcohol is involved, the wine comes through.
    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

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