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Clynelish 1990 Sa

Overall rating
90.92/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB9080
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Samaroli (Sa)
Bottling serie
Natural Strength
Vintage
1990
Bottled
09.1998
Casknumber
1015 / 1016
Number of bottles
492
Strength
59.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jun 2009 8:49 pm
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 2106.18

6 × in wishlist

16 × member ratings

20 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1990 Sa

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.92 points

  1. DrunkDude scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    60. Clynelish 1990-1998 Samaroli Barrel#1015 / Barrel#1016 59.0%
    "Slightly raw, but delicious"
    95 Points
    The aroma is rich in waxy texture, underneath is the aroma of banana, green apple, and a little asparagus oil, followed by very strong orange water and mint syrup, which is like chewing gum. The scent of grapefruit peel oil appears to be nonexistent throughout the aroma. 94
    The entrance is some sour lime oil, rich red apple oil, sweet orange oil, mint syrup, rich red grapefruit juice aroma, rich in fat, not obvious, but always floating between mint syrup and rich fruits. This is a bourbon barrel style rich in fat and rough fruity flavor, just like Caipirinha mixed with mint leaves mixed with red grapefruit, concentrated apple juice, and rich coconut oil, wild and cute. 95
    The aftertaste has apple peel, oiliness, mint syrup and tannins. 95

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Fruity citrusy and spicy not tropical as the 1970s but very pleasant, a very good dram

  3. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Photo Moderator

    This one reminds me of the old great Clynelish 12yo for Edwards and Edwards or the Clynelish 1973 for Prestonfield. It's just a bit rougher and more dirty.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Fruity, floral, vegetal, green apples, citrusy, lemony, hints of peat and smoke, kippery, dirty. Pretty typical old Clynelish style.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Very punchy but though oily and smooth. Tobacco, peaty and woody, plenty of old books but still fresh citrusy and lemony, iodine, seaweed, green tea, kippery, dirty again.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long and burning hot. Water recommended to make it more enjoyable.

  6. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    【First】: light amber sweet syrupy grass Fresh smoke slightly lactic acid 【Middle】: The body has a solid contour Burnt wheat peanut Peanut leather Planting sensation Blue apple acidity 【Finish】: Nose omission priority Still firm smoke sense Lactic acid feeling Caramel Chocolate Astringency of tea http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=18301

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