Designed for the Global Travel Retail market, so this Port Charlotte is only available next time you take a flight, and not via any other channels. Another heavily peated, Islay worthy whisky, with a full time maturation in French ex-Eau de Vie casks from the Western Cognac region.
Finish: long, spicy, creamy, minty, eucalyptus, smoked bacon, spicy, cinnamon, sage, laurel
More info: Side by side to the PC8 (the closest I had available), it is not dissimilar, but also, it could be another brand entirely. This has probably to do something with the maturation in ex-Eau de Vie casks, where the PC8 has matured in ex-American Oak casks for its entire maturation period.
Distilled on 03/10/2007, bottled on 21/01/2016. Rotation 16/005 (so, they probably emptied the casks into the marrying milk trucks on the 5th day of 2016).
Update: I was corrected about the Rotation number: Thanks for the review Thomas, much appreciated. Unfortunately not marrying milk truck, 16/005 refers to 5th different product bottled in 2016. So four different products were bottled before PC CC:01 in March. So, now we know…