Port Charlotte (Bruichladdich) Islay Barley

£53.87
ABV: 50.0%
Vintage: 2008
Bottler: Distillery
Region: Islay
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl
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Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Islay Barley. Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Made using barley 100% grown on Islay harvested Sepetember 2008 and peated to 40ppm.

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Nose: Totally disarming considering the age of the spirit. It opens with bracken and bluebells, then the warm crisp peat-dried barley with the smokiness drifting sensuously from the glass shadowed by a salt sea breeze. The brilliant aroma of toasted oak sugars combines with the succulent soft fruits from slow distillation. You will find guava, papaya and kiwi with a squeeze of lemon. It’s feisty, it’s fresh, it’s smoky, sweet, minty and marine.

Palate: The warmth of the spirit is impressive, not aggressive. It’s incredible. You have the dryness of the peat smoke together with soft fruits splashed with sea spray, all held in a crunchy basket of caramelised wood sugars sprinkled with lemon and pepper. It is a rare and special to experience a spirit that is 100% Islay, but also shining through is the artisanal skill of our distillers who, using the original Victorian equip

Distillery

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Port Charlotte Distillery

Port Charlotte Single Malt Whisky


Bruichladdich Distillery was established in 1881 by the Harvey family of distillers based in Glasgow. Situated on the Rhinns peninsular on the island of Islay close and close to the sandy bays of Loch Indaal. Re-opened in 2001 with much of the original Victorian equipment restored to working order. The first release of Bruichladdich’s new whisky was the highly acclaimed PC5, the first release in the limited Port Charlotte range. Also producing very highly peated Octamore, Organic using Islay grown barley, and triple and quadruple distilled single malt and single cask releases. Bruichladdich distillery participates in Feis Ile, the annual Islay Whisky Festival.

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