This is yet another sample I was fortunate to taste from the recent TWB Burn’s Malt range of single casks. There’s also a funny story here. You see, when I got all 3 samples each said 25 year old, which was quite true for the Aultmore, but a bit suspicious for a Port Charlotte, which has not been bottling whisky 25 years ago, right? (before the new Laddie management). Anyways, a quick twitter question to TWB and they cleared it was the 12 year old expression I was thinking it Was. Anyways, one can not usually go wrong with any PC, and this one was not an exception:
Nose: creamy and quite lactic . This is no doubt distilled by Bruichladdich. Sweet lotus biscuit, hint of lime, syrup and dirty mossy youngish peat. Pear drops, and some toasted wood.
Palate: peppery entry with loads of chilly which give way to creamy Vanilla, sweet caramelized biscuits and a touch of salt. Some seaweed and earthy peat. Campfire smoke and bacon crisps. Mellow and more creamy than biting peat , if you can say so about a PC.
Finish : creamy vanilla, wood and whiffs of sweet smoke.
This might not be THE BEST PC, I have ever had, but it’s quite nice in its way, and the price is also not bad at all! Get a bottle if you’re a fan. sure does give the 12 year old a good fight, and it is less expensive, and not travel retail only…