Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Decanter Collection
Stated Age
18 years old
Refill Sherry Butt
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 May 2015 8:12 am by z-imaging
UncoloredChillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 93.03

2 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1996 SV

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.67 points

  1. WSP scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  2. regislefrancois scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Citrus and smoked
    • Taste
      high salinity, mineral, beautiful structure and incredible sweetness
    • Finish

  3. Sherrymonster66 did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A Clynelish who does the job without being transcendent.
    • Nose
      Sweet almond, frangipane, some fresh fruits, pear, peach, plum .... then some vegetal notes arrive on the end.
    • Taste
      Light in the mouth, there are spices and wax.
    • Finish
      A finish of medium length very woody, spicy and waxy.

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasted blind
    Creamy, frangipane, discreet fruits. Here, a little note of grapefruit. On the palate, both supple and thick, we find this creamy side with sweet spices that accompanies it. The reduction is perfectly mastered. Persistent final.

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  6. pianoman scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Blind Tasting
    • Nose
      Leicht. Zitronensorbet. Weißwein, helle Trauben, Stachelbeeren. Bienenwachs. Gartenkräuter, Sommerblumen.
    • Taste
      Bienenwachs und etwas Senf. Etwas dünn. Leicht mineralisch und trocken.

  7. Sapiano scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Clynelish 1996/2015 SV Refill Sherry Butt 6512 WID: 68217

    Nose: Lemon and sweet green apple, maybe some thyme, some wood and slightly cooling mint.

    Taste: Watery, apple, apple and apple. It takes a few seconds to get some woody taste.

    Finish: Instantly season spices, dry and become slightly stronger. Then they fade pretty soon. A few apple peels are left behind. Slight impression of smoke, which probably comes from the wood. Although warming, but rather only medium.

    Conclusion: In my mouth somehow too little happens here. Easy to drink. Blind, I would probably have estimated him a few years younger.

  8. spigray scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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


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