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Port Charlotte Ten Second Limited Edition

£60.00

Made in Islay, Scotland.

700ml Bottle Size

50% ABV

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Product Description

PORT CHARLOTTE SINGLE MALTS ARE AN ENIGMA. WHILE HEAVILY PEATED, THEY ALSO POSSESS A SURPRISING FINESSE, AN ELEGANT COMPLEXITY CREATED BY MEN DISTILLING AT A SLOW TRICKLE. THIS MAXIMISES CONTACT BETWEEN SPIRIT AND COPPER STILL, CLEANSING OUR NEW MAKE OF MEDICINAL NOTES WHILE PRESERVING A SMOKY ATLANTIC FRESHNESS.

The smouldering heat of peat and dark fruit is finessed by floral top notes, a twist of citrus and mellow oak. Full term in first-fill bourbon, sherry, tempranillo and French wine casks. Bottled at 50% alc. vol. using Islay Spring water. Heavily peated Islay Single malt – 40ppm. 18,000 individually numbered bottles only.

Initially there is such a clean open ozone character as the smoke is hidden. Gingerbread, raspberry vanilla, then the smoke creeps in with notes of clove, rubber and polish, but it does not over- power the gentle aromas of tinned peaches in syrup sweet red apples and brambles. Caramel and cinder toffee, digestive biscuits and lemon drops all sit under a halo of crisp peat smoke.

The oak sweetness of vanilla and toasted malty bread are wrapped in heather smoke giving medicinal type notes of bog myrtle and bracken reminiscent of a summer’s day on the peat moss. There are layers in this whisky that take time to reveal themselves. To begin, cinder toffee and salted caramel with a lovely balance of honeysuckle and lily. Next comes treacle and soft fruit, apricot and pineapple with a dusting of icing sugar. The texture is luxurious yet with a little more bite than the Laddie 10.

Made in Islay, Scotland.

700ml Bottle Size

50% ABV

Additional Information

Age

10 Year Old

Bottle Size

70cl

Country

Scotland

Region

Islay