Whisky Review: Port Charlotte 2007 CC:01

Style: Sweet, Barbeque smoke and Spicy Nose: Sticky Riesling injected with a dose of barbeque smoke and iodine. A string of sweet white grapes, powerful chilli spice peeling off a layer of earthiness. Spearmint overtone, sugared green mangoes, dried apricots and meat stock shining at the core. Sweet and feisty. Palate: Sweet, smoky apricots served…

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Whisky Review: Port Charlotte 10 Aged Years

Style: Herbal, Citrus fruits and Ashy Nose: Starts with a pleasing blend of citrus drops, barbecue smoke, maritime notes and earthy peat. Vanilla milk emerges, a touch of herbal overtone, which then morphed into some generous seaweed signatures. Smoked ham, more citrus lollies and some apricots perhaps hiding up at the attic. Optimal chilli and…

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Dram Review: Ralfy.com Meteorite Port Charlotte Aged 12 Years

[56.2%・12 Years Old・Ralfy.com Bottling・Cask No. 0941・Single Cask Release of 233 Bottles] Nose: From the get go there is this mouth-salivating smoked thick cut bacon note that is just fantastic.  It’s quite salty, squid ink linguine and a meatiness that is propped up by the Sherry. In the meantime a touch of maple syrup elevates the…

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Dram Review: The Whiskyfind Port Charlotte Aged 13 Years

[56.9%・13 Years Old・Distilled in 2004・Bottled in 2017・The Whiskyfind Bottling・Cask No. 1049・Single Cask Release of 302 Bottles] Nose: The milky, seaweed-y note are quite upfront and generous, iodine and Chinese mushrooms leading to smoke and some peppery notes. A touch of almond butter oozes out in time as the smoke brings about a creamy, malty quality…

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Dram Review: Rest & Be Thankful Port Charlotte Aged 13 Years

[63.5%・13 Years Old・Distilled in 2002・Bottled in 2016・Rest & Be Thankful Bottling・Cask No. 0007・Single Cask Release of 292 Bottles] Nose: There is a thrilling dose of burnt rubber tires alongside seaweed and coal smoke.  Rustic and dirty but is nicely complimented by a syrupy sweetness. Palate & Finish: Uncompromising and voluminous texture with its oiliness, the…

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