Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
15 years old
Sherrywood Cask
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
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

    • 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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