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Overall rating
86.17/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Vintage
2000
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
1396
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Nov 2012 10:45 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 111.66

3 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Fascadale Release No. 4 AD

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.17 points

  1. el Gato scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Had it blind. Went for speyside. Did not expect Clynelish, that¨s for sure. Not balanced imo. Delicato on the nose. Very bitter with oakiness in the taste / finish
    • Nose
      88 88
      Very fresh With Apples, bubblegum. Then Forest, grpes, a whiff of Orange marmelade. Elderberries and pine. A tad Chemical. Lemons eventually.
    • Taste
      83 83
      S: Quite oily. Some bitter spices and tannins. Sulphur. Bitter Oranges. Pepper. Hazelnuts.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Long. Bitterness. Citrus and Herbs. Chemical and tobacco. Spices, tannins.

  2. Belli700 scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. mrgood scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Is there such a thing as banana tang?

  4. m884 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Lovely and solid but nothing too extradorary
    • Nose
      Dry - flowery, fruity, a tad honey, some hints of smoke and grass
    • Taste
      Thick oiliness, dry, grassy, green bell peppers
    • Finish
      Wax, dry, medium long, some lingering grass sweetness, slightly harsh but not in a bad sense

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. St. Pauli scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    After all clean, fliendly, pleasant and balanced!
    • Nose
      Slightly mineral, oily (wax), grassy (malt, mint), fruity, woody (saw dust), (banana, lemon and apple), only a tad salty.
    • Taste
      Creamy and waxy, with soft malt, grass, mint and fruit
    • Finish
      Quite some pepper (a little cloying) and warming spices next to still lots of fruit (candied grapefruit) and a little brine. Nice but a little too dry to my taste

  7. Luccasfar scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    This is a funny one. Initially its dominated by a creamy woodyness to an extent that allmost hide the Clynelish character. With time that disappears leaving bags of grapefruit, bitter wax, green peppercorns and even some eathyness on the palate. The nose even becomes a little bit smoky. With time this ends up being a very good Clynelish.

  8. SilentStill scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A well-accessible, simple malt, but I could not really inspire
    • Nose
      Fruity-grassy start with green apple and also green and rich grass. Mild and quite balanced with a slight tendency to acidity. After a while, the grassy aromas are more and more prevalent.
    • Taste
      Pretty similar nose with enough strength. Although quite clear, repetitive aromas, but unfortunately nothing new or rather one-dimensional.
    • Finish
      Short with medium-long, slightly bitter-sweet finish.

  9. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N: saw dust, syrup, fruity, oily, some peat smoke and dry floral tones
    T: some custard, medium smoke, herbs and honey
    F: full and long, floral, caramel, some citrus fruits and blue cheese
    in the finish some sherry cask influence, the rest is soft for a Clynelish
    compared with Clynelish 14 46% DB

  10. St. Pauli scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A very pleasant one! The clear nose is just a prelude to a very powerful, yet friendly dram. It's not too complex, but deliciously fruity.
    • Nose
      Fruity (Banana custard, lemon cheesecake), herbal (heather) malty (honey cereals) and slightly medicinal (oysters).
    • Taste
      Very powerful! Fruity (banana, peach, grapes on syrup), heather honey, a little vanilla. The coastal influences are almost absent.
    • Finish
      Medium to long. The fruit and the heather honey linger, sweet malt a little wax can be detected as well.

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