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Clynelish 1998 GM

Overall rating
87.29/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
15.12.1998
Bottled
05.11.2014
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Casks
Casknumber
17064 + 17065
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
05/11/14 AD/AHBC
Barcode
5020613051522
Added on
30 Jan 2015 5:45 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 106,48

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1998 GM

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.29 points

  1. Hobbit did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A strong independent overall character with wonderfully recognizable Brennereistil with neat spice and strength
    • Nose
      the first nose is quite spicy, pepper, slightly tart herbs, spicy oak, hints of juniper, vanilla, forest honey, menthol and glazed apples, for 58% very well integrated alcohol, oranges, a little peach, caramel, slowly it gets slightly darker few yellow plums
    • Taste
      sweet and then peppery spicy, powerful, honey, caramel, more pronounced sherry than in the nose, the 58% squeeze on the palate, oranges, chocolate, again a touch of herbs, nutmeg, malt, now it is creamy, with little water The taste quickly loses its specificity and increases in mildness and citrus
    • Finish
      clear oak, subtle pleasant bitterness, dark chocolate, the mouth becomes dry, dark sherry, caramel, raisins, sweet yellow and dark fruit, again glazed apples, medium to long

  2. Romansen scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    An invigorating and refreshing molt with a fairly strong mineral and industrial influence, a balanced sweet-cream component, is rather complex and well balanced.
    • Nose
      Open, wet, prickly, mineral-metallic notes, engine oil, whetstone, gunpowder, steel shavings, fresh boards, a bit of solvent, sweet creamy tones in the background, lemon peel.
    • Taste
      Powerful, rich, oak, bitter bark, pepper, sweet creamy notes, condensed milk, oily shades, ginger, ginger biscuits.
    • Finish
      Spicy, warming, oak, a little bark, lemon peel in tea, ginger, sweet notes - butterscotch, condensed milk; a little rowan, mineral tones, metallic acidity, grain.

  4. Cheng Chee Kaan scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Mannix65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Edward MacKenzie did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Distilled on 15.12.1998.
    For me something very special, but I have on 15.12. Birthday!
    So much for that. I got it for my birthday too.

    The consistently good reviews suggest a great malt.

    He will replace the Arran Single Cask of 15.12.2000 as a birthday dram. I will then add my impressions.

  7. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Finish moderately long and feel it is just the right amount. Fairly balanced.
    • Nose
      Apricot, cinnamon heart candies, chocolate, menthol, slight nuttiness, waxy, wet stone
    • Taste
      Creamy milk chocolate fudge, soft fruits, menthol, hint of sulfur, leathery
    • Finish
      Cinnamon candies, melted milk chocolate, mint pepper jelly

  8. lachaineduwhisky scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Warm nose: wax, honey, spices, sherry fruits, spices. With time, it is greedy, malty, dried fruits. In the mouth: Wouaouh! Fruit syrup, juicy to the extreme! Intense ! What flexibility ! 58%? Really ? Incredible, perfectly integrated alcohol. Final short by contrast, but we do not care! With water, it is the fresh fruit that stands out in the nose, to the detriment of everything else. It loses in wealth, just as in the mouth. Do not add water to this jewel!

    Enthusiasm 5/5

  9. kraeftigen scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Without water there is nothing. Since the alcohol is too much and does not connect well with the Parfumnote With water this is one of the tastiest whisky I've ever had. Sweet, creamy in the mouth, totally pleasant, great. As already written. Not the miracle of complexity but damn delicious! With water 89 point

  10. Okto-Bull did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I like it very much. This is not a complex flavor miracle, but with a little water, it becomes an autumnal easy drinker, which I can well imagine on rainy days in front of the fireplace. The 2nd-fill barrels preserve the Clynelish character.
    • Nose
      dark, sweet sherry; Cherries, plums and chocolate; a very subtle hint of sulfur mingles with it; dark red, candied apples; the alcohol is really well integrated; with water it becomes noticeably more fruity with malt and cereals
    • Taste
      very creamy; dark sherry; Chocolate, cinnamon and raisins; now the alcohol is clearly noticeable; with water it stays creamy and sweet; Dried fruits, caramel and chocolate are added; with light pepper and nutmeg
    • Finish
      medium; slightly peppery; getting slightly dry with a good portion of dark, sweet sherry, it stays sweet and spicy on the palate, and at the end the oak is again heavy; with water, the finish remains medium in length and hardly changes noticeably

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