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Overall rating
88.05/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB41979
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
6480
Number of bottles
73
Strength
52.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 May 2013 9:20 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 59.00

7 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 ANHA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.05 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Vanilla, mineral, wax. Strong, tart, a hint of smoke, barrel wort at the end. No bad.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    With water it gets even fruitier and creamier.

    I really like the profile of this one, not a hint of bitterness and fruit up front.
    • Nose
      Definite notes of vanilla, butter, buttercream, Turkish Delight (yellow) and a little warm biscuit.
    • Taste
      Quite creamy and sponge cake sort of thing. There is a little lemon and tinned peaches in syrup.

      There is also a little honeydew melon and some trademark waxy notes.
    • Finish
      Medium on fruit and cream

  4. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Compared wit Clynelish 1997 DoD, Clynelish 1997 ANHA, Clynelish 1997 TWC and Clynelish 1996 SMS. Thanks Marcel!

    This was the most fun Clynelish.
    • Nose
      Wax, vanilla, nuts and fruity.
    • Taste
      Syrup, spices - pepper, fruity and nuts. Honey, vanilla and pine resin.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with spices, nougat and a touch of smoke.

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Roel scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I tried about 10 Clynelish the last two months, two rows of five each. Overall, this was together with a Distillery Only and the 1997 gem from Wemmys one that belonged to the top. A very affordable dram of high  quality. Very recommended for Clynelish fans and those into finding out the essence of the distillery.

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