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Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
La Maison du Whisky (LMDW)
Bottling serie
Artist Collective #2.7
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Dec 2018 3:31 pm by sagara-kun

Average value

€ 85,91

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19 × member ratings

49 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 2008 LMDW

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.00 points

  1. Von Barton scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    [Opening the bottle]

    On the nose, it is directly maritime and fresh, with very slight notes of fruit, especially lemon.

    In the mouth, despite its 43%, alcohol is present, the dilution is rather well done.
    Marin, mineral, with a fruity that is more present after about ten minutes in the glass, without forgetting the typical "waxy" side has Clynelish

    Average finish on wax and fresh fruit (watermelon?)

    In short, a good Daily Dram rather nice.

  2. brechtvds scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    color : pale gold
    • Nose
      from the first whiff i immediately get lemon followed by beeswax , white fruit especially white grapes and pear , melon,oak and a slight grassy note

      a rather young smelling whisky
    • Taste
      very light flavour spicy , white grapes and pear , again lemon and oak

      i'm also picking up a slight chemical touch
    • Finish
      a small hint of wax on the finish

      short to medium white fruit and oak finish

  3. Sinbad50 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Nose - floral and fruity. Palata some soft fruits, lightly spicy. Finish - short, disappears quickly. Not your typical Clynelish. The trademark waxiness is not there. It is not a well integrated whisky.

  4. sagara-kun scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nice as a starter. No big defect but without great quality either.
    • Nose
      Wax, yellow fruit, apricot, peach, oaky, light prune.
      Alcohol poorly integrated, for 43% is a little burns mouth.
    • Taste
      On the palate it is quite spicy, and on the yellow fruits. Gourmand. Cinnamon. Light wax.
    • Finish
      Final on spices, wood (bourbon) and quince.

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