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Overall rating
83.67/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Decanter Collection
Vintage
28.06.1996
Bottled
12.05.2015
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
6512
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 May 2015 8:12 am by z-imaging
UncoloredChillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 93.03

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18 × member ratings

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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
      long

  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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