You must be aged 18 or above to buy alcohol in the UK
This product is currently out of stock
Enter your email address below to be notified when this product is available.
When we visit Signatory Vintage's warehouses to choose casks, we always look out for Clynelish. Andrew Symington and his team have a selection of great casks, and some of their Clynelishes are stunning – this is one of them. It has a heavy sherry influence, with dark fruit and spice, but it's not enough to swamp the Clynelish character, with wax and fresh fruit leaping out of the glass after a few minutes. Fruity, spicy and complex – a must-have.Tasting Notes (1)
- Dark Chocolate
- Stewed Fruit
Tasting notes by Billy A
It starts dark and rich, with layers of polished leather, warm raisins, rich earth, bark, damp wax jackets and spiced baked apples. However, behind that are softer, sweeter notes, with honeysuckle, apple blossom and sweet fruit.
After the heaviness of the nose, the palate starts surprisingly soft and rounded, with sponge cake batter and sweet raisins accompanying spicy ground cinnamon. Apples and aniseed balls come in behind that, with fruity dark chocolate and vanilla cream icing softening the spicy heat. As the fruity core fades, rich earthy notes develop with soft nutmeg and stewed fruit.
Long and lingering, starting with caraway-spiced shortbread and apple crisps, before fading to rose water and dried fruit.
An intense, rich and mouth-watering dram, which opens up to reveal the traditional Clynelish fruitiness after a little time in the glass. One to savour as it develops.
More from Clynelish
Clynelish 199526 Year Old 50th Anniversary
(£535.71 per litre)
Clynelish 1991Bot.2006 Distillers Edition
(£357.14 per litre)
Clynelish 12 Year OldSherry Cask Finish Special Releases 2022
(£250 per litre)
Clynelish 199626 Year Old Oloroso Sherry Butt Symington’s Choice
(£564.29 per litre)
Clynelish 14 Year OldFlora & Fauna
(£570 per litre)
Clynelish 199517 Year Old Sherry Cask Signatory
(£642.86 per litre)
This is stunning whisky. The sherry, fruit and the usual Clynelish waxiness are balanced to perfection
Are you kidding m helminen? This is a stunning expression. What I particular love is the way the whisky yo yos between thick caramel fudge sherry notes back to uber fruity waxy notes and then back again. Try warming the dram in your hand. Superb selection from the guys at the TWE. Well done.
A very good and full Clynelish but somehow I was left wanting a little more richness or complexity. The dram doesn't develop or change that much during its time in the glass.
This dram literally stunned me, repeatedly. The balance between cask and liquid is ambrosia, the fruit is complex and oscillates between red/blue berry, citrus, and even to stone fruit. The other side has smoke and meat and power, providing the backbone and perfect complement to the cask. I am close to speechless.
Absolutely top class sherry cask, no sulphur at all. TWE has done a great job picking up this cask like they did with the previous Clynelish/TWE/Signatory version. This one is much sweeter and softer presentation than previous 17 year old and there is also less peaty pine resin notes. It''s very interesting how Clynelish spirit reacts with full sherry maturation. Today it''s so rare to get this quality of cask strength sherried malt. This is really a bargain for any whisky enthusiast.
While we endeavour to provide full and accurate information on our website, there may be occasions where producers have updated their recipe or failed to provide full details of their ingredients and processes. This may affect factors including the product style and allergen information, and we would advise that you always check the label and not solely rely on the information presented here. If you are at all uncertain about a product then please contact our customer service team before purchase.
The misuse of alcohol can lead to immense harm and we want to make sure that the great drinks we stock are enjoyed responsibly as part of a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about responsible drinking.
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard and our protective honeycomb paper wrap keeps your package safe and significantly reduces our need for plastic.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).