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Overall rating
87.74/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB14770
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Duthies
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sherrywood Cask
Number of bottles
720
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Mar 2010 6:02 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 66.50

2 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

28 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 15-year-old CA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.74 points

  1. Sandman scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Raisins, honey, chocolate, blackberries, blueberries, plums, cappuccino, grapefruit, orange and nuts
    • Taste
      Nutmeg, hazelnut, coffee, chocolate, raisins, blackberries, raspberry, grapefruit, orange, honey, hazelnut, oak and hint of leather.
    • Finish
      Dragging long finish, nutmeg, hazelnut, coffee, licorice, toasted bread, honey, sawdust and leather

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    quite a surprise this one from the rather hard nose, to a soft sweet body. I like it.
    • Nose
      On the nose quite strong, quite some nuts, leather, oranges and honey. Not much of that waxiness yet which makes Clynelish... well Clynelish. It's a thick, bit hard nose, but pleasant as well.
    • Taste
      Wow, what a difference with the strong, heavy nose! very soft, sweet and subtle. more honey, perhaps some milkcholocate... and yes, there it is, some nice candle waxiness!
    • Finish
      moderatelty long, silky smooth with sweet notes of honey and oranges. the nutty notes of the nose also show itself again a bit.

  3. Peter87 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. MikerG2k scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    good dram for a good price!
    • Nose
      some raisins, a bit of leather, some sweetness / vanilla 
    • Taste
      very smooth and sweet
    • Finish
      little bit of a kick with spice followed by summerfruits

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    87/88.
    • Nose
      Hazelnut, mocha, honey, orange, caramel, peanut and meatballs. The honey gets stronger when it breathes, while the nuttiness wears off.
    • Taste
      Almond, orange, caramel, vanilla, citrus, honey, coconut and a light waxiness.
    • Finish
      Caramel, almond, orange and honey.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. gertjan_assies scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      creamy cappuccino, transfering in rich peppery toffee. 
    • Taste
      Explodes in the mouth - ripe fruit, banana, melon, sweet.
    • Finish
      long, with a hint of smoke

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