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Overall rating
86.57/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wilson & Morgan (WM)
Bottling serie
Barrel Selection
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Traditional Oak
Casknumber
6494
Number of bottles
113
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
W&M161
Added on
23 Nov 2013 2:30 pm
Single Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.00

3 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 WM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.57 points

  1. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Wilson & Morgan;

    Similarly to our sister bottling at 46% of Cask#6491, this is a very classically styled Clynelish which shows the true beauty of this malt without the oak overpowering the spirit. So once again we have a very clean, malty, waxy and mineral whisky, with a precise and pure profile. What makes this bottling slightly different is that it’s even more intense, and that it also offers a touch of liquorice and propolis. It has an initially slightly sweeter profile on the palate (due to a probably slightly more active bourbon cask), but then it reverts to a subtly sour and appetizing note. Finally it lingers in the mouth with a moderately tannic and peppery aftertaste. An equally timeless old-fashioned Clynelish, but with a slightly different twist.

  3. Tomh scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Foamy scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    This whisky just keeps changing since I got it in my glass.
    Wonderful evolution from fruity to nutty smells.
    Nice full body, no too harsh on the spices and wood.
    Complementary peatiness in the finish.
    Young, full of flavor and evolving from nice to a very nice whisky indeed.
    Thumbs up for Wilson & Morgan for selecting this cask.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N: Lime, honey, vanilla, caramel, beeswax, galia melon, tangerine and grass. Tobacco leaves in the empty glass.
    T: Honey, lime, vanilla, caramel, tangerine, grass and pear. Plus hints of clay and leather.
    F: First honey, lime, vanilla and kiwi. But then changing towards almond, melon and clay. A bit musty.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

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