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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 MoS
4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.43 points
- Quite linear and not very complex, this whisky has for him an original profile and pretty fruit. Tasted blind.
Honey, wax. Compote of apricots, apples. A little alcoholic. Orange peel. Sweet, some notes reminiscent of a muscat SBN. Tip of wood and nuts. Discreet smoke and a little pebble.
We stay on these very ripe, sweet fruits. Apricots, oranges. This then evolves to something less greedy - a bit like oxidation on a white wine. Nuts. Again, at the level of texture (thick, almost sweet) and aromas (sugars, fruits), it is reminiscent of an SGN.
Rather short, peaches, wood a little drying.
- Another very good Clynelsih.
Very mineral, lemon, some wax and caramel, spices.
With water: more fruits (orange among others)
Citrus fruits, peaches, caramel in the first place. Then bitterness with a big spicy and peppery wave, a little sea salt.
With water: softer, on yellow fruits.
Medium, more bitter than the beginning of mouths, a lot of spices and a woody touch.
- Great Clynelish. It may not reach the level of the bottling I was part
of selecting, but maybe that has a little to do with my assessement.
On the nose, it is sweeter than the Clynelish for The Bonding Dram. Turkish
Delight, loads of caramelized oranges, lemon grass and beeswax. A good helping
of lemon, too. Typical mineral side as was to be expected. Some butterscotch
and nougat. Wonderfully sweet. I love it.
On the palate, the lemon and oranges are joint by a light bitter note in
the form of juicy grapefruit. Some apricots and
plums too. Creamy and mouthcoating. Kinine, white pepper and some ginger. Nice
balance. The nuts return. Lovely.
The finish is medium long, spicy and remains wonderfully sweet with a