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Overall rating
86.07/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB157334
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Chalk and ore
Vintage
23.10.2012
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
First Fill Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
26.140
Number of bottles
230
Strength
62.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 May 2020 12:20 am by dramspotter
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 76.77

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 2012 SMWS 26.140

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.07 points

  1. WhiskyJoey1211 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    A lovely Clynelish - a typical example of this distillery, so much fruits from the 1st fill ex bourbon cask and the typical waxiness from this distillery is very present...

  2. StephanB scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. SRB scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Segens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    really lovely Clynelish - does not need water but if you add water you have an incredible smooth and lovely clynelish with a lot of fruits.

  5. whiskynews scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. FernetBranco scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Notes von der SMWS Website: www.smws.com/chalk-and-ore

    Ausgabepreis: 55,00 GBP

    "We found this to be a pretty textbook example of this great make. Sheep wool at first nosing was joined by waxed canvas, herbal infusions, limestone, white pepper, starched linens, white flowers, gorse and baking parchment. A floral pirouette of elderflower and lovage kept things fresh. Reduction offered waxed lemons, dried tarragon, boiled lime sweets, rolling tobacco, Thai basil, anthracite embers and lemongrass. On the palate we noted an earthy clay vibe initially, then mentholic, drying and showing notes of sunflower oil, herbal teas, milk bottle sweets, miso broth and sandalwood. Water enhanced the sweetness and brought citrus jellies, juniper, cough sweets, hawthorn a chalky mouthfeel and a sense of stony minerality. Faultless and classical. "
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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