This is a 13 year Port Charlotte aged in a sherry cask and bottled by Rest & Be Thankful at 64.6% ABV.
Nose: Powerful peat filled with candied apples, heavy pipe smoke, a nutty malt, and some overly ripe bananas.
Palate: Very strong peat again up front – reminiscent of an Octomore. More smoke and burnt, crispy bits of beef. The sherry influence is very negligible for me – strikes me as more of an ex-bourbon cask here.
Finish: Peat dominates every other note but lasts forever with a bit of dry oak.
Rating: 85/100 – I wish there was a bit more complexity here, but it’s just an in your face peat bomb for the most part.
Value for the money: I think this retailed around $180-$200, and I would gladly pass at that price. Much like Octomore, PCs can often be very overpriced in my book.