Port Charlotte MRC: 01 is a heavily peated single malt whiskey is made entirely by Scottish barley. The spirit matures initially on first-fill American oak casks and second-fill casks containing previously have French wine. The spirit of both vessels are then combined in barrels of French oak, coming from Bordeaux, for an extra year of aging. Nose: raspberries, blueberries, peat, smoke, vanilla and sweets. Taste: warming, lively, sweet and smoky. Red fruit, peat, smoke, tobacco and oak are beautifully interwoven. Also hints of orange, peach, vanilla and salt are discussed. Finish: peat, slightly medicinal, some dry and fruity.