Port Charlotte #LADDIEMP5 - 2005

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Micro-Provenance Series
Stated Age
10 years old
Virgin Oak Cask
Number of bottles
63.5 % Vol.
200 ml
Bottle code
L160446 16/181
Added on
14 Oct 2016 12:29 pm by lrb85
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 18,50

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65 × member ratings

199 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte #LADDIEMP5 - 2005

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.24 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Exciting hybrid of Bourbon and Islay. Without peat probably not unlike an American whisky. The station wagon but fits.
    • Nose
      Sweet, vanilla, pine needles, peat, the ethereal smoke of Port Charlotte gives here in fact burnt fir branches, in addition to nutmeg, cloves, the fresh oak logs, especially mimt water it becomes sweet and bourbon similar, if the smoke were not.
    • Taste
      Purely peppery, adhesive, strong woody notes. With water gentler, more spices, but also next to the peat oak much on the border to bitterness.
    • Finish
      Smoky, lots of wood, some glue, bitter, cloves and other from grandma's spice cupboard. The smoke survives the oak.

  2. Laga93 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Dust, furniture polish, allspices, oak cask, light smoke, tropical fruits, salt, croissant notes on nose.

    Dust, dryness, pine, pepper, apples, spices, cream, dried fruits, salt, tropical fruits notes on palate.

    Spices, dust, dryness, dried fruits, chocolate, salt and smoke notes on long finish.

  4. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. larswehmeier scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very intense first impression. The alcohol cools and tingles something in the nose. First, a strong aromatic smoke plume rises. Then sweet wine. Almost like grape juice. And then clearly milk chocolate comes to light.
    • Taste
      Very creamy and strong due to the high alcohol content. Furry coating on tongue and palate. Restrained sweetness. Instead, dark berries and strong dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Dry. Dark chocolate. Long warming.

  6. edhunter15 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Wow! What a board! With this Port Charlotte from the Mirco-Provenace series Bruichladdich has managed a really powerful and at the same time incredibly interesting malt. Aromas of melted dark chocolate, spicy coffee roasted aromas, a typical Islay smoke and warming sweet notes make a great composition. The last Dram from the unfortunately far too small bottle I save myself for a particularly cold and rainy day, because this whisky is ideal!
    • Nose
      Immediately after pouring, malty-sweet smoky aromas, sweet printen, raisins, cashews and a little bit of chocolate flow together with peppery and leathery-sweet oak flavors. Shortly afterwards follow creamy coffee roasted aromas, some cinnamon and vanilla pastry notes. For 63.5% vol, the alcohol is very pleasantly integrated, even if he is naturally present. Liquid dark chocolate sets the tone after the first sip, carried by aromatic, freshly roasted cereal and caramelized candy sugar.
    • Taste
      Here, the cask strength shows its full power, pushing forward a wonderful Islay sweetness (juniper berries and citrus fruits), a maritime salinity and spicy earthy oak flavors to the front.
    • Finish
      Now an intense camp fire smoke, earthy juniper berries and dry woody notes spread like chewing espresso beans in the mouth. In addition, again and again subtle citrus flavors (oranges with cloves) and a maritime salinity out. After that, spicy oak, glowing clouds of smoke and some chocolate are left eternally in the mouth.

  7. Eilean a' Cheo scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    n: a nice nose with subtle peat ,wood shavings,  cocoa powder, wet trees and sea breeze

    m: salty, peated liquorice, sharp, thick ,sweet and smoky,glazed meat coated with peated lemon zest

    f: a lovely complex and long finish on ashes and chestnut puree..
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. helmutgw scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    +H2O: Obstler?

    • Nose
      F: Kastanie

      N: viel Alkohol, verschlossen
    • Taste
      G: intensiver Alkohol, Rauch, Süße, Getreide
    • Finish
      A: sehr lang, s,o.

  9. Laga93 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    BIg whisky. The 6 month french virgin oak finish has given phenomenal concentration to the brilliant base distillate.
    • Nose
      Grill spices, salty caramel, vanilla, rosin and camphor, campfire
    • Taste
      Powerful. Sweet peat, cocoa, pine and palm, juniper and ash.
    • Finish
      Long with cocoa and ash


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