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Clynelish 1997 SV

Overall rating
86.64/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Vintage
18.04.1997
Bottled
29.01.2015
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Hogsheads
Casknumber
4621 + 4622
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Feb 2015 4:50 pm by cs
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44,90

2 × in wishlist

Level Username
Expert Senior Dramlicious
Expert Senior Gonathras

13 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Member Senior Teurgoule
88
Member Senior Lord Rodney
88
Expert Senior afrb
88
Member Senior manurichez
87
Expert Senior Bram84
87
Expert Senior Tom03
87
Member Senior Gawain
86
Member Senior zimbowskyy
86
Expert Senior RareMalt
86
Expert Senior Whiskyboer
86
Connoisseur markjedi1
86
Expert Senior martijnbams28
86
Member Senior Jibiki
85

22 × in collection

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Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1
Category Rating
Nose
21
Taste
22
Finish
22
Balance
22

Tastingtags

4 Notes

markjedi1
Connoisseur markjedi1 Tasting note
26 Nov 2017 8:56 am
markjedi1 gave this whisky 86 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose

Hurray! Again bull’s eye on the nose! Wonderfully fresh yet waxy nose on all kinds of fruit like melon, lime, candied pineapple, litchi and overripe apples. Lemon grass. A hint of eucalyptus. It evolves towards grapefruit with crystal sugar.

Taste

Wonderfully creamy body and quite powerful despite the modest ABV. Sweeter than the nose promised on barley sugars and honey. Citrus dominates, quite zesty, upholstered with pepper and quinine. Liquorice. Some nuts. Roasted almonds? Comes very close. Delicious.

Finish

The finish is quite long, remains peppery and bittersweet with a salty edge at the death.

Comments

At cask strength this would be do die for. Scary good Clynelish.

Mark Dermul - Toshan Man
Bram84
Expert Senior Bram84 Review note
22 May 2017 7:38 pm
Bram84 gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
87.1
Nose
87
Initial taste
87
Body
87
Finish
86
Price
90
Presentation
87
afrb
Expert Senior afrb Tasting note
03 Nov 2015 9:46 am
afrb gave this whisky 88 points
Color
Pale straw
Nose

Ripe Apples. Pineapple. Raspberries. Honey. Sweet Melon

Taste

Fresh and Zingy. Honeycomb. Sweet Barleysugar. Lemon. Pineapple and Melon

Finish

Lingering Sweet Barley sugar. Some Orange and Lemon Zest. Very Slight Pepper. How can anyone not like this.

Comments

Truly Delicious.

afrb
Expert Senior afrb Review note
31 Oct 2015 6:11 pm
afrb gave this whisky 88 points

Delicious, no water required

Weighted Rate
87.9
Nose
87
Initial taste
88
Body
88
Finish
90
Price
85
Presentation
88

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