Following its acquisition in 2000 by a group of investors, the Bruichladdich distillery underwent a meticulous renovation in 2001, which enabled the owners to keep almost all of the original 19th century equipment, including an open brewing tank and very elongated onion-shaped stills (the stills for the second distillation are six metres high). The resulting single malt is very mildly peaty, being characterised by its coastal origins, with a scent of sea air and salty flavours on the palate. Reserving all of its production for the single malt market, Bruichladdich is also the only distillery to age and bottle its whisky on the isle of Islay. It produces two heavily peated releases: Port Charlotte and Octomore.
PORT CHARLOTTE 13 YO 2004 Dong Fang Ming Hua Yang 53,7%
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by Taiwanese independent bottlers, Hua Yang, specialising in uniquely Asian labels.
Distilled in 2004 at the Bruichladdich distillery, this Port Charlotte has been aged for 13 years in Chateau Yquem casks. With an impressive richness, peat and sweet notes that have blended harmoniously.