Port Charlotte SC:01 9yr Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Port Charlotte SC:01 9yr Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 2012

Item # 47701 750mL
$179.96/ Single Bottle
$1079.76/ Case of 6
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ABV
55.20%
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Tasting Notes

In league with Octomore (and at this point older), the vintage releases from Port Charlotte are at this point simply some of the best peated single malts in the world you could get your hands on. This special edition comes together from single malt all agged a minimum of 9yrs in a variety of exSherry, Bourbon and Sauternes casks. Bottled at full proof. There is a kaleidescope of flavor in every drop. Limited.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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