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Port Charlotte 10-year-old

Overall rating
86.36/100
votes
274
Whiskybase ID
WB86883
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Second Limited Edition
Bottled
19.10.2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon, Sherry, Tempranillo,French Wine Cask
Number of bottles
18000
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L/160489 16/247
Barcode
5055807406642
Added on
17 Sep 2016 11:46 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 86.26

40 × in wishlist

274 × member ratings

860 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte 10-year-old

54 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.36 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Good, delicious, full-bodied to tasty, to lengths better than the 1st PC10, with which I could do nothing. 55 € I would find cheap, the current 70 € are very borderline, more I would not spend.
    • Nose
      pure: starts very dry, dusty, a bit ashy, then a splash of lemon and a salty breeze, honey later, orange, smoked bacon, a little farm, Rde ... who can breathe quietly 'a while a drop of water tickles a bit more orange, but does not really make the whisky any better, just a little thinner, cooler - you can leave it
    • Taste
      smoky-sweet, fat, full-bodied - orange marmalade, milk chocolate, honey, malt, bacon, burnt cake, with a little water (to 40-45%) is very tasty, but the bitterness comes out a bit stronger
    • Finish
      medium to long, first syrupy, then quite bitter (some plastic), then bacon, salt, pepper

  2. VaryingViewpoint scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    Pretty good. Good value purchase by my brother that lent me his bottle to try.
    • Nose
      86 86
      A very light nose with sweet smoky ash, vanilla, caramel.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Smooth sweet smoky ash, infused with apricots and other light fruits.
    • Finish
      86 86
      A little spicy, peaty, very light medicinal with bit of heat, but no bitterness or off notes.

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, creamy lemon, velvety, and light peat ... then with a little airing the medicinal side comes with oranges and some spices, it's fresh, emergency room washed!
    • Nose
      peat, lemon, damp wood, a little minty, back of cold ash and spices on white pepper.

  4. ahroeen scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    I was never a big fan of peated Bruichladdichs, and sadly I'm not over the moon for this one either. It's just the whiffs of sour margarine and sick that get me. The palate is better than the nose, but not much is added. Disappointed!

    (Please note that I opened the bottle not long before writing this, so it might improve with some time. Oxygen didn't do it any favours in the glass, though.)

    Edit: Leaving the bottle for a couple of weeks did a lot. The sour margarine was toned down, which let the fruitiness of the spirit and the smoked bacon malt shine. I originally scored it as 80, which at the time seemed a tad too generous, but now needs to be increased.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. etwa77 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nope.. nope.. nope.. this sour, malty.. vaguely rotten smell that continues from the nose onto the palate, uncannily resembling fresh vomit is, alas, more on the side of unpleasant than on the side of interesting.. the extra creamy sweetness doesn’t help much.. it is a difficult dram to consider..
    at times, the strong herbals and the spicy vanilla seem to put it in another league, with peat subtly singing a tune in the background.. and they actually keep winning terrain as more time passes and the whisky sits in the glass..

    but the first sensation (i m not going to name it for sake of discretion) is still there to be found.. once seen, it cannot be unseen.

    tasted from a 5 cl sample.. so there s that!

  6. Svjatogor scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    n: full, peat, sweet, smoke, eucalyptus, fruit, sherry, sour, wine, hint of medicine
    t: fruit, sweeeet, apples, warming
    a: spicy, peat, fruit, intense

  7. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The cuvée of different wine cask maturations work very well with this PC. The 50% abv. give it enough power. Very good, unfortunatly limited, "standard" bottling.

  8. Auriverdes scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Lukas_Kiene scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Sweet vanilla, citrus, light oak flavor, sweet pastries, lemon cream, frosting, dry wood, subtle and flattering peat smoke
    • Taste
      86 86
      Strong peat smoke, citrus fruits, dry wood, oak spice, summer fruits, warming, very soft mouthfeel, slightly maritime
    • Finish
      86 86
      Warm, dry wood, very pleasant peat smoke, fruits make themselves felt, slightly tart

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Nice full bodied PC, subtle peat with a lot of sweet and fruity notes. Pleasant one.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Some slight peat, sweet smoke, caramel, toffee, milkchocolate, coffee/cappuccino. Spicy as well, pepper, roasted meat, bacon.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Pretty strong, pepper, sweet smoke, some citrus, honey. Orange, full taste, caramel, milkchocolate.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Still some pepper, strong, sweet smoke, some bitterness underneath. Middle long finish, milkchocolate and caramel.

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