Clynelish 1995 SV

Overall rating
88.61/100
votes
43
Whiskybase ID
WB110399
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Vintage
26.09.1995
Bottled
25.01.2018
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
Refill Butt
Casknumber
8673
Number of bottles
609
Strength
56.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 apr 2018 3:57 pm by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 152.45

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Whisky reviews for Clynelish 1995 SV

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.61 points.

  1. Kensay scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Posh nose, balanced body and a long pleasant aftertaste
    • Nose
      Bright, fruity and sweet. It opens in layers of tropical fruits, ripe sweet peach, light salty smoke, honeycombs and apple pie. Cool and long-playing
    • Taste
      First spiced with spices, then a slight bitterness in oil and slightly dried pine.
    • Finish
      aftertaste envelops in delicate spices in sherry, fruit notes, there is also a bit of oak

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  3. WSP scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    very nice on the palate, concentrated and exotic, also long, well-balanced finish.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. toklian scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N22 P21 F22 B22

  5. dramspotter scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    Blind mystery tasting. Myself and the room were generally unimpressed with this. Perhaps a little more time might shift my opinion but it certainly didn't come across as an easy drinker when tried blind. There are better 1995 Clynelishs than this one.
    • Nose
      vegetal, paint stripper, maybe quite old
    • Taste
      flat lemonade; artificial sweetener
    • Finish
      short->medium; heartburn dominates

  6. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. Arquebus scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Excellent value when compared to the other clynelish indies of this age. Great cask which has worked in harmony with the clynelish distillate.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Stunning! Complex, fruity, discreet sherried notes. Wax is almost the first note I get. Waxed apple peel, perfumed. Japanese quince fruits (aka 'Japonica' - red spring flowers that produce ornamental apple like fruit that cling to the spikey stems rather than hang like apples) Mirabelle plums, tropical fruits, damp wood, tiniest hint of peat smoke, pinch of sulphur, some white pepper, touch of pear, pinch of naptha which lends a savoury machine shop aspect.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Great balance, delicate sweetness, touch of bitter, touch of dryness. Oily, water brings out sweetness perhaps, but I find water adds little to the nose, just helps it to open.
    • Finish
      93 93
      Lingering, fruitness some sherry, some oak, more wax. great length

  8. MaltFond scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    20,21,20,20

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