Thanks to /u/xile_ for this sample.
Port Charlotte came up during a tasting the other day. We were discussing a new bottling of it from a different independent bottler, and someone mentioned that it was “the oldest Port Charlotte on the market”. When asked how old, the reply was “17-years-old”.
Which makes everyone pause for a second. Port Charlotte is still fairly new, yet it’s become the mainstay of many a whisky geeks whisky caves in their whisky basement next to the whisky sump pump.
This is not that whisky, it’s merely a tribute. Not even, it’s one that was bottled before it. Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 16 2001 Archives at the time of bottling was the oldest Port Charlotte bottled. It’s part of the Fishes of Samoa line, each adorned with a different fish from the beautiful science book.
But how does time work on Port Charlotte? We’re seeing more…
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