Elements of Islay, Pl6 (Port Charlotte) (500ml)
Elements of Islay, Pl6 (Port Charlotte)
ISLAY SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
This Port Charlotte single malt was distilled at Bruichladdich distillery in 2011 and aged for over seven years in three bourbon barrels.
It has the characteristic meaty Port Charlotte character studded through with smoke, dirt and warm spices.
Only 1,163 bottles have been produced.
CORE FLAVOUR - Cured meats, sherry and cigar ash
CASK DETAILS - 2011 distillate aged in three ex-bourbon barrels
DISTILLERY - Bruichladdich Distillery
NOSE Farmyards, burnt grass, camphor, young Jamaican rum and petrol. Underneath the more powerful notes, there's sweet potato pie, malt loaf and just a hint of peaches.
PALATE Oily and briny. Smoked ham, barley husks, Manzanilla sherry, almond oil, green olives. There's a warmth of Christmas spice towards the end: clove and cinnamon.
FINISH Oak chips, sweet white wine, pancetta, rye bread and hot ashes.
ABOUT ELEMENTS OF ISLAY
The Elements of Islay is a range of iconic, small-batch, expertly sourced independently bottled whiskies. The limited edition range consists of single malt bottlings from individual Islay distilleries identified with periodic symbols and batch numbers. They are bottled either as single casks or as small batches between 2 and 7 carefully selected casks. These expressions celebrate the distilleries’ individual character while presenting a balanced and characterful whisky, bottled at full proof.