Clynelish 1997 TAA

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Auld Alliance (TAA)
Bottling serie
Selection 003
Stated Age
15 years old
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
53.6 % Vol.
700 ml
sg Singapore
Added on
29 Oct 2013 1:19 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 118.07

6 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 TAA

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.89 points

  1. vlad78 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    An excellent and characteristic sample.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Nutshell, various nuts: cashew, almond, hazelnut, filled with honey, apple, a little tart, but also a little mineral.
    • Taste
      88 88
      The taste is sweet, honey-nutty, fruity, dry.
    • Finish
      88 88
      The aftertaste is sweet, minkral, slightly viscous from the influence of oak.

  2. Mark-E scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A fairly typical representative of oak-grain whisky with a slant in flowers, vanilla and tobacco; in general, it’s rather soft, there are no hard oak and pepper peaks, the minerality is also low, the aroma is quite developed, complex, but the composition of the derivatives is not particularly attractive, the taste / finish, medium in complexity and depth, have an even more sparse palette.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, first nose - fresh boards, vanilla; grain, boiled vegetables, cardboard, nuts, fried potatoes, sunflower seeds, floral-honey notes, lemon peel, vanilla, mineral notes appear in development.
    • Taste
      Powerful, saturated, oak, rather tart, grain, small pepper wave, nuts, grain, malt, sweet lemonade notes, leather goods
    • Finish
      The continuation of the taste, warming, oak, nuts, grain, leather goods, tobacco, vanilla.

  4. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Very mineral. Almond, cashew, lemon and honey. Very soapy when adding water.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Honey, hazelnut, orange and pepper. Again, water adds soap.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Orange, hazelnut, peanut and honey.

  5. wisekycourse scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    a little leather, a little yellow peaches, a sweetness in the mouth with a little white glue and some spices, very fresh and pleasant.

  6. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. Bishlouk scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A good Clynelish well done, round, soft, strong.
    • Nose
      Nose on wax and green fruits, some tangerine. Sweet and nice.
    • Taste
      Mouth quite sweet on the fruits, a little peppery. Alcohol well integrated.
    • Finish
      Finale a bit too short for my taste.


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