Clynelish 1995 / 17 Year Old / Sherry Cask / Signatory

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Clynelish 1995 / 17 Year Old / Sherry Cask / Signatory
70cl / 56.2%
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
A single cask release of 1995 vintage Clynelish, chosen by us here at TWE and bottled by our friends at Signatory. The distillery has long been a favourite of our team and this cask jumped out as a perfect example of why - fruity and rich with a touch of spice, a great marriage of sherry cask and Clynelish's spirit.
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CountryScotlandRegionHighlandBottlerSignatoryAge17 Year OldVintage1995Bottling Date23 September 2013Cask TypeRefill SherryCask Number12794No of Bottles622
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by Billy A

Nose: Cooked apple with cinnamon, warm leather, and stewed plums and raisins. Floating above are lighter fruity flavours, with fresh cut Braeburns, gummi chews and tinned pineapple.

Palate: Classic Clynelish wax, quickly pushed aside by spice and fruit - more apples and chews from the nose, along with plump raisins and grape skin tartness. Water brings out more sweetness, with dark black liquorice and sherbert.

Finish: Fragrant wood resins, tingling cinnamon and lingering medium-sweet apples.

Comment: A well-balanced Clynelish, with the classic waxy spirit character bolstered but not hidden by sherry cask spiciness.

Customer Reviews:(1 review)
Heavily sherried, but still perfectly balanced Clynelish. On the nose there is dark honey, some pine resin and hint of peat. Chocolate, exotic fruits, spicy honey, pepper and healthy dose of peat on the palate. The finish is long and "honey-peaty". To get full experience I suggest to decant the whisky first.
- Mikko, 21st June
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