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Clynelish 1997 (Gordon & Macphail) Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 70cl 46%

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Recently there has been a wave of excellent 1997 vintage Clynelishes and this one doesn't disappoint.

This newest Clynelish has been bottled by Gordon & Macphail at 46% ABV as part of the Connoisseurs Choice series after 17 years ageing in a refill bourbon cask.

Light to Medium.

Medium and smooth.

Elegant Highland dram.

Tasting Notes

AROMA without water:
Subtle sherry influences with stewed pear, apple and toasted malt aromas. Hints of toffee and demerara sugar soon develop.
TASTE without water:
Spice on the palate with ripe banana and orange flavours which combine with a delicious lingering dark chocolate edge.

AROMA with water:
Hints of beeswax polish, cinnamon and nutmeg. Lemon grass and rose petal aromas develop and combine with orange blossom honey.
TASTE with water:
Black cracked pepper with fruit cake flavours, rum and raisin. Hints of apple, lemon and cinnamon linger.

Taste Test

there is a rumble of sherry in this glass like there is a rumble of thunder outside my tasting room. Only there, there is far more water....this nose is also earthy as though mixing manuka honey with ginger, allspice and freshly trimmed beans: definitely unusual; massive delivery with several layers of jam amid the honey. Again the spices are at full throttle; thought i caught a furry off note...'and indeed I have, as confirmation is received that this has been matured in sherry butts, though the damage by the sulphur is pretty limited. almost a brilliant whisky. For clynelish, certainly an oddball.

- Jim Murray
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2016
The World's Leading Whisky Guide


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