This Port Charlotte single malt was distilled at Bruichladdich distillery in 2011 and aged for over seven years in three bourbon barrels. It’s got a meaty character studded through with smoke, dirt and warm spices. Only 1,163 bottles have been produced.
Core FlavourCured meats, sherry and cigar ash
Cask details2011 distillate aged in three ex-bourbon barrels
NoseFarmyards, 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.
PalateOily 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.
FinishOak chips, sweet white wine, pancetta, rye bread and hot ashes.
- Smoked ham
- Cigar ash