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Overall rating
84.34/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB40602
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
14 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
L4210CM000
Barcode
088076163485
Added on
11 Mar 2013 9:06 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 47.07

4 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

125 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 14-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.34 points

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Quality, nice whisky, quite characteristic. It has a lot of potential, so it is clear why it is loved by shopkeepers and whisky connoisseurs.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Delicious, honey, noticeably thick aroma, sweet berry, sour, pepper, a little oak, fruit marmalade, mineral spice, sour malt, sea salt, dried apricot, cut in half cucumber, lots of wax, a little tropical fruit, canned apples and canned apples. With warming banana, dried apricots, raisins, paradise apple, fragrant flowers, coffee three in one, vanilla.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Powerful pepper, honey, many spices, juicy sweet, raisins, dried fruits.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Pepper, with spices, dry to the crunch, long, even burning, a hint of juicy fruit. Not very much mine - too much dryness and burning in the receptors.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Wax, minerals, citrus, honey, some oak influence but pleasant without bitterness.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. erogers scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I love the nose!  It’s enough to make up for the weak finish.  The palate is very complex, and makes for a very intriguing tasting experience.  It’s worth the price.  A very good value in the $50 price range.  With a better finish, this could be a 90.
    • Nose
      One of the best noses of any Scotch whisky.  Easter candy-coated marshmallow eggs, fruit punch (cherry, apple, pineapple, orange, grape), almond paste, clover honey, and some candle wax.  A few drops of water bring out some lemon/lime notes as well.
    • Taste
      Fruit and slight floral, crushed roasted almonds, sea salt, spiced malt, oak wood, perhaps a bit of citrus and a touch of ginger.  Perhaps a bit of leather/tobacco, but only a hint.
    • Finish
      Very short and unremarkable.  Thin.  Maybe a hint of smoke, but nothing that lasts.

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