Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
14 years old
46.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Back label: without icons, only barcode and taste notes, Diageo Chile Ltd.
Added on
14 Feb 2009 12:40 pm

Average value

€ 38.00

11 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

88 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 14-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.60 points

  1. Torian scored this whisky 76 points Member Senior

    Solid whisky with a suitable price / performance ratio. He didn't knock me off my stool - but he didn't disappoint me either.
    • Nose
      77 77
      weak fruity sweetness
    • Taste
      77 77
      slightly fruity, sweet, light oak
    • Finish
      73 73

  2. Erniek scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    Pleasant whisky, dry with a sweetness and some peat in the taste that you do not smell.
    • Nose
      Wax, candle, caramel. If you leave it a bit, you will smell more and less the sharpness of the alcohol. Then more vanilla.
    • Taste
      dry, a little peat, but not surprisingly enough on the nose, creamy and some vanilla wood. Slightly spicy and citrus.
    • Finish
      for quite a while again vanilla, caramel and honey. The sweetness remains.

  3. koensieben622 scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Very good whisky for the money. It has a lovely smell whereas the taste is a little bit on the dry and spicy side. I'd recommend this for sure though, try it for yourself; it's relatively cheap!
    • Nose
      87 87
      Wow, what a smell. Flowery, I get the creamy honey wax notes, hint of banana, apple, grass, vanilla, lemon cheesecake, dried peach, very fresh, in the back some white chocolate, lemon fudge. It smells 'thick' and complex delicious.

      3 drops of water accentuates the banana and cheesecake
    • Taste
      81 81
      A little spicy/peppery in the front, a little oily. Not too complex. A nice bitterness. Not much sweetness but it's nice.

      3 drops of water adds a little sweetness.
    • Finish
      81 81
      A little dry finish, medium length.

  4. Floor scored this whisky 70 points Member Senior

    Tangerine smell, liquirice taste, get's heavy after some drops of water

  5. RazvanGheorghies scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    83 – 86 (B) = Good – not a “must”, but a nice-to-have
    The majority of my baselines are found here. This range is where the “daily drinker” status starts to emerge and where I find whiskies that’re good to drink, but may rotate in and out of my collection. They’re not something you’d miss when it’s out, but good enough to give a moment’s consideration when at the liquor store.

  6. SamV scored this whisky 84 points Member Junior

    Dryer than expeted. Nice waxy character. During atasting session a friend of mine call it an old lady whisky... Whatever it means, it still good!
    • Nose
      Austere, shoe wax, tobaco, Xeres
    • Taste
      Prune, dry fruits, baking spices, leather, waxy honey. 
    • Finish
      Medium-long; dry wood with a hint of dark chocolate


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