Aged: No age statement
Product of: United Kingdom
Distilled 21st Jun 2002 at the legendary and long since mothballed Port Charlotte distillery on Islay, then aged 9 years in a refill bourbon barrel which yielded 244 bottles, released by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society on 5th July 2013.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 05/07/2013
Clear, mid-golden amber.
Peaty smoke, delicate iodine, tar, smoked cheese and burnt port crackling with crushed sweet mint leaves. Water tames and opens but tends not to reveal any other nuances.
Huge peaty palate is smoking hot but very slightly sweet. With a splash of water this dram is deliciously smoky and elegantly spiced with buttery oak and black cherry fruit. Remains slightly sweet.
Iodine and liquorice with lingering dry spicy oak.