Clynelish 1998 SV

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Stated Age
16 years old
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Selected by The Nectar
be Belgium
Added on
10 dec 2014 10:04 pm by Bishlouk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64.99

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10 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Clynelish 1998 SV

5 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.57 points.

  1. WhiskyBjorn83 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
      honey, pepper
    • Taste
      79 79
      smoke, pepper, fruits, nuts
    • Finish
      76 76
      smoke, spicy, wood, nuts

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm: Nose and mouth: 3/5 Final: 2/5 Whisky n ° 1454
    • Nose
      Very fresh, clean and clean. Vanilla, creamy, we have freshly cut apples. Everything is quite discreet. A little malt. And even an earthy note getting closer to the peat.
    • Taste
      Austere malt, but rather fine, with vanilla. Simple.
    • Finish
      Average in length. Some spices, but overall pretty poor and boring.

  3. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity (apples, pears), sweet, vanilla, honey
    • Taste
      Fruity (apples, pears), vanilla, spicy (peppery)
    • Finish
      Medium long, spicy, sweet

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Nice Clynelish. Not
    the biggest, but far from bad. Yet I prefer Clynelish 1997.
    • Nose
      The nose is soft and
      waxy on apples, sugar candy and a bit of grapefruit. Lemongrass and some earthy
      notes appear after a few moments. And then it is all about pears. Celery
      salt? Quite a bit of vanilla and a bit of pepper. The whole
      is very light, though.
    • Taste
      Despite a medium
      body, it is quite oily. The sugar candy is gone. Or is it? The pears and
      grapefruit return for sure, but it is the spiciness that turns this into a good
      Clynelish. Liquorice,
      ginger, pepper, vanilla and honey. A salty edge appears. Nice.
    • Finish
      The finish is neither
      short nor long, spicy on liquorice and ginger with some grapefruit zest at the

  6. Bishlouk scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nose iodine, dry apple. More rustic than the 14 year old OB tasted just before. Very nice nose, but aeration is unflattering. Mouth softer than the nose, on the apple and dry salt. Short finish , dry and woody, fruit peel .. Verdict: A nice entry to discover the world of independents.


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