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Clynelish 1993

Overall rating
84.17/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2010
Casktype
Double Matured in Oloroso Seco Cask Wood
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
Cl-Br: 173-5j
Barcode
5000281021645
Added on
07 Apr 2011 6:34 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 76.38

13 × in wishlist

56 × member ratings

119 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1993

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.17 points

  1. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Find this to be a nice digestif.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Captain.Islay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Good mouthfeel, strong waxiness that lasts long in the mouth, tropical fruity and lively, also some old aromas, old oak discreetly in the background, alcohol well integrated, with water it becomes fresher. I like it very much.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Candle wax, grapefruit, lemon, orange, milk chocolate, vanilla pod, slightly obf, toffee, slightly fermented apple, some old oak in the background, rustic shoe style, old loft
    • Taste
      89 89
      Candle wax, Oily, Heavy, White pepper, Forest Honey, Dried bunch of herbs, Thyme, Lemon peel, Orange, Banana
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium long, waxy, light bitterness, soft

  3. Odysseus93 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Shane_IL scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Floral. Polished wood. Wax paper. Hints of red fruit. Raspberry drink. Dry sherry. Lemon cake. Bit of a vanilla toffee and butterscotch note develops over time. 
    • Taste
      Candle wax. Sawdust. Dry sherry. Wisps of tobacco. Honey. Dark fruits. 
    • Finish
      Medium. Bitter wood and lingering floral notes. 

  5. Tomh scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Sweet, waxy (less than with other clynelish whiskys). Full balanced taste, stays a long time. Tasted during NaT in Wijchen.

  6. Shane_IL scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Clynelish has been my favourite single malt for a very long time and I was very excited to get my hands on this special version. I was sadly let down a bit, it was significantly more expensive than the standard 14 year old expression, and tasted pretty much the same.

  7. granella2003 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Matured in oak timber and then poured in for his finish in Oloroso Seco
    casks, a finish that give a delicious twist to the sweet tastes and aromas

    The Clynelish is bright golden. The fragrance is complex. Wax candle and beeswax with a little honey, dried citrus and tropical fruits. The aftertaste is slightly peppery and then soft

  8. granella2003 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet aromas of roasted nuts, malt and salt followed by fruity aromas with sweet vanilla and floral tones
    • Taste
      A soft and sweet taste of peat, fruit and ripe fruit
    • Finish
      A sweet and fruity with pleasant notes of nuts and vanilla

  9. Willie JJ scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    I was surprised to find out that this was Clynelish. Not the best I've had
    • Nose
      Banana, guava, mango and orange
    • Taste
      Lacking somewhat in weight. Water gives it a light sherbetty texture but its just lacking somehow
    • Finish
      Sweet sugary and medium length.

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