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Overall rating
91.60/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB94638
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Rare Old
Vintage
1972
Bottled
28.11.2016
Calculated age
44 years old
Casknumber
RO/16/07
Number of bottles
267
Strength
42.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
28/11/16 161959
Added on
07 Apr 2017 10:38 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3127.55

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1972 GM

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.60 points

  1. Jackson05 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Had this as part of an ancient malts tasting. Context is everything I suppose and this fell a little flat against the competition, literally. The ones to beat it out were:

    1: Brora 38 official
    2: 73 Speyside
    3: Brora 34 official
    4: Convalmore 32 official
    5: 72 clynelish
    6: 1968 Strathisla Duncan Taylor
    7: 1968 bunnahabhain Duncan Taylor.

    My notes indicate a beautiful nose full of waxes, milk and white chocolate, exotic fruits and melons, marzipan and candied orange. The palate starts to fall off a bit weak and flat. Although it’s pleasant, waxy, light milk chocolate and earl grey cream. The finish is short and underpowered, with notes of crystallized oranges, dark chocolate, black tea and a good amount of bitterness.

    Again some beautiful notes, but struggled in this setting. Obviously It would preform better on its own.

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