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Port Charlotte Single Malt Scotch Whisky tasting notes

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Port Charlotte (and Octomore) - Bruichladdich - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Islay
WF Distillery Ranking: Deuxième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: Active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1881
Address: Bruichladdich, Isle Of Islay, PA49 7UN - Phone: +44 (0) 1496-850221
Web: www.bruichladdich.com - More info: Spirit of Islay


My favourite expression so far:
Port Charlotte 2001/2005 (61.4%, Gordon Homer, 39 bottles, bloodtub #R23)
94 points - Last tasted: June 5, 2006 (and on various occasions) - Tasting notes: here
Port Charlotte

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Peat Wine Smoke Pears Chocolate Kirsch Mashed potatoes Tea Honey Spicy


Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Port Charlotte 'An Turas Mor' (46%, OB, 2010) - 201010
  • Port Charlotte 'Islay Barley' (50%, OB, 2014) - 061014
  • Port Charlotte 'Scottish Barley' (50%, OB, +/-2013) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte ‘The Peat Project’ (46%, OB, 2012) - 191212
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo (46%, OB, 2012) - 101212
Port Charlotte OB - vintage
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2006 ‘PC5’ (63.5%, OB) - 161106
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2007 ‘PC6’ (61.6%, OB) - 280907
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2008 ‘PC7’ (61%, OB, bourbon, 24,000 bottles) - 271108
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2009 ‘PC8’ (60.5%, OB) - 291109
Coopers Choice
  • Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002/2013 (46%, The Coopers Choice, hogshead, cask #1015, 460 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 9 yo 2004/2014 (46%, The Coopers Choice, hogshead, cask #1032, 330 bottles) - 070814
Octomore OB
  • Octomore 'Futures' 2002/2008 (46%, OB, 80.5ppm, Bourbon/Buffalo Trace Casks) - 090510
  • Octomore 5 yo ‘Edition 01.1’ (63.5%, OB, bourbon, 6,000 bottles, 2008) - 271108
  • Octomore 5 yo ‘Edition 02.1’ (62.5%, OB, 2009) - 301009
  • Octomore 5 yo '02 2 Orpheus' (61%, OB, 140ppm, 2009) - 090510
  • Octomore 5 yo 06.1_167 (57%, OB, 2013) - 310114
  • Octomore 5 yo ‘Islay Barley – 06.3’ (64%, OB, 2014) - 061014
  • Octomore ‘3/152’ (59%, OB, 2010) - 191110
  • Octomore 6 yo 2004/2011 '167 The Beast – Futures II' (60.5%, OB, 2011) - 310114
Malts of Scotland
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2009 (66.2%, Malts of Scotland, sherry hogshead #829, 313 bottles) - 150509
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2010 (61.6%, Malts of Scotland, sherry hogshead, cask #833) - 170310
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2010 (60.2%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel, cask #967) - 170310
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2010 (60.6%, Malts of Scotland, Whisky Fair Limburg 2010, zinfandel barrel, cask #969, 212 bottles) - 080311
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2011 (66.3%, Malts of Scotland, white Rioja hogshead, cask #11017, 345 bottles) - 030412
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2012 (63.3%, Malts of Scotland, sherry hogshead, cask #MoS 12039, 302 bottles) - 301112
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2013 (57.5%, Malts of Scotland, Rioja hogshead, cask #MoS 13027, 358 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2013 (59.2%, Malts of Scotland, Warehouse Dram No.1, cask #MoS 13042, 145 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 2002/2010 (64.2%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon hogshead, cask #1172, 306 bottles) - 080311
  • Port Charlotte 2002/2010 (61.1%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel, cask #77, 218 bottles) - 080311
  • Port Charlotte 2002/2012 (63.1%, Malts of Scotland, sherry hogshead, cask #MoS 12034, 265 bottles) - 300912
Single Malts of Scotland - Specialty Drinks - TWE
  • Pl1 (60%, Specialty Drinks, Elements of Islay, 2012) - 301112
SMWS
  • Port Charlotte 8 yo 2001/2010 (66.8%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, refill bourbon barrel, #127.5, 243 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 7 yo 2003/2010 '127.7' (66,6%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, ‘A sense of elemental freedom’, 687 bottles) - 220811
  • Port Charlotte 6 yo 2003/2010 '127.6' (65,2%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 'Send out an SOS!') - 030412
Whisky-Doris
  • Port Charlotte 7 yo 2002/2010 (63.5%, Whisky-Doris, bourbon hogshead, cask #1171, 298 bottles) - 191110
Various IB
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2004 (67.3%, Private Bottling, cask #286, 336 bottles) - 041204
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2005 (61.4%, Gordon Homer, 39 bottles, bloodtub #R23) - 050606
  • Port Charlotte 5 yo 2001/2006 (60.6%, Private Bottling Gerold Vincon, refill sherry bloodtub #R42, 41 bottles) - 280907
  • Port Charlotte 5 yo 2001/2007 (46%, The Alchemist) - 160507
  • Port Charlotte 2001/2009 (56%, Alan Robinson, bloodtub #R37) - 150509
  • Port Charlotte 7 yo 2001/2009 (57%, Whisky Spirits, rum cask, cask #266, 272 bottles) - 170310
  • Port Charlotte 8 yo 2001/2010 (65.4%, Art of Whisky, Artworks, bourbon, cask #203) - 051010
  • Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001/2010 (46%, Hilgering, Haut-Brion hoghsead) - 191110
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2001/2011 (46%, OB, private bottling for Ralf Lapan, sherry hogshead, cask #282, 422 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2001/2012 (64.4%, OB for The Geordie Laddies, fresh bourbon barrel, cask #857, 243 bottles) - 300412
  • Port Charlotte 6 yo 2002/2008 (57.6%, Streah, cask #85, 281 bottles) - 271108
  • Port Charlotte 5 yo 2002/2008 (46%, Giorgio d'Ambrosio/Franco di Lillo, first fill sherry, 268 bottles - 2*134) - 150509
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2002/2012 (59.7%, Adelphi for Daracha, Norway, Rivesaltes finish, cask #1168, 488 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2002/2012 (60%, Adelphi for Daracha, Norway, sherry hogshead, cask #1162, 442 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2002/2012 (63.9%, OB, private bottling for Raz and Marti, fresh sherry hogshead, 151 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002/2013 (54.7%, Maltbarn, sherry cask, 78 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 12 yo 2002/2014 (46%, Royal Mile Whiskies, rum barrel, 308 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 10 yo 2003/2013 (60%, Alexander, Swisslink 007, fresh Port hogshead, cask #646, 341 bottles) - 070814
  • Port Charlotte 9 yo (54.9%, Reiffersheid, sherry blood tub #887, 40 bottles, 2011) - 080311
 
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