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Overall rating
86.56/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB11447
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
James MacArthur (JM)
Bottling serie
Old Master's - Cask Strength Selection
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
11827
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Nov 2009 1:45 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73.00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 JM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.56 points

  1. Rody024 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. TDMartijn scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Aftes tasting this whisky again (on a warm spring evening) I`ve noticed a very nice salty note `somewhere in the middle`. This dissapears almost completely after adding some water.

    So I add a point extra and put this one in the 90`s  

  4. TDMartijn scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Nose: (neat) much vanilla and fresh fruit, very nice. With water: drowns very quick, carefull here! Two teaspoons on a average dram max!

    Taste: again much vanilla, green apples, fresh barley, hay. When tasting neat there is a very nice salty note `somewhere in the middle`, disapears almost completely after adding some water.

    Finish: medium long, very pleasant.

    Overall: not too complicated but a very nice and fragile dram. Cannot take much water but doesn`t need to. A small drop to cut down on the alcohol is enough.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N: vanilla, lavender, pine resin, spicy and wood
    T: apple-pie, spicy - cinnamon, fruity - tangerine, nice round and very full
    F: very long, briny and citrus - lemon
    a nice coastal highlander

  6. Lafroy scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. I_SPEY scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The nose is clear vanilla, with salt and green apples, like a hot applepancake! The taste is soft and round with slightly salty and green apple,but also quiet some herbs, wood and peat smoke, the finish is long, dry and salty with a hint of licorice at the end! Delicious, uncomplicatedwhisky!

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