Port Charlotte 10 Year Old

70cl / 46%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Port Charlotte 10 Year Old
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The first ongoing release of Bruichladdich's heavily peated Port Charlotte. Aged for 10 years and showing off a mix of Bruichladdich's elegant spirit and big, smoky peat.
Distillery Bottling
10 Year Old

Port Charlotte 10 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Notes

    Character: Medium weight with a texture that is smooth, strong and smokey. This is a spirit with fire in its soul and warmth in its heart.

    Colour: Bronzed mahogany.

    Nose: The sherry and peat are the first to rise; they warm and seduce the senses into an Islay frame of mind with little slipstreams of lemon peel, black pepper, eucalyptus, cinnamon, heather and mint - all being caressed and cooled by the Atlantic coastal notes which merge beautifully with the earthy flora and fauna aromatics of the peat moors, heaths and woodlands of this special place.

    Palate: Slowly the combination of both bourbon and sherry wood arrives in an unhurried wave of sticky dates, mellow Oloroso, chocolate orange, smoked malt, roasted walnuts and dark toffee. At this point the palate surrenders to seduction by the most handsome spirit it has ever encountered.

    Finish: As you near your journey’s end, you will notice there is a subtle change in the flavour as the American bourbon wood sunsets the experience with a brilliant flash of Spanish flair - dark, passionate, sweet and desirable.

    Mood: Meandering winter walk.

7 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    9 July 2014

    Lovely whisky, smoky sweet salty, will be getting another bottle for sure

  • 3
    9 July 2014

    It took me a long time to appreciate this one from my current 40+ collection of Single Malts. Sherry and Peat but not very well balanced but seemed to improve with time.

  • 5
    9 July 2014

    Strongly peated but easier to get on with than some of the more powerful high phenol offerings. Easy to drink and unlikely to offend. I'm generally a fan of the peated offerings from Bruichladdich and Port Charlotte and this lives up to expectations.

  • 3
    9 July 2014

    I tend struggle a bit with Bruichladdich (unlike Ardbeg, Laphroaig and Caol Ila) and I struggled with this. But my brother thought is was pretty good, and he happily finished the bottle for me. (The quadruple-distilled stuff is my favourite Bruichladdich to date. Shame they've stopped making it.)

  • 23 May 2014

    Can smell the seaside with this whisky very tasty,sweet and salty,this company is amazing

  • 15 January 2013

    Very good. Sherry an peat on the nose. Nice smokey flavours. One to buy again.

  • 20 December 2012

    I didn't like this as much as the Laddie Peat to start with. Half a bottle later I think it has so much more to offer. I do love the Bruichladdie peat offerings. I can't get enough peat... It mixes so well with the Laddie freshness!