Clynelish Select Reserve 2015 release Highland single malt Scotch whisky

alc./vol:
56.1%

Proof:
112.2°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Following the success of the Clynelish Select Reserve release in 2014, Dr Jim Beveridge (Johnnie Walker’s Master Blender) was asked to blend this release using individually selected casks from some of the distillery’s oldest reserves. All the casks used were aged for at least 15 years and were... Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 23/09/2015

Appearance

Clear, mid golden amber.

Aroma

Elegant spice with faint crystallised lemon and faint waxiness. Water releases lemon drops and candied pink grapefruit.

Taste

Cleansing clove spice with crystallised lemon and vanilla. Water reveals sweet vanilla with tangerine, grapefruit and chocolate orange.

Aftertaste

Clove spice and vanilla with candied lemon peel, flamed orange zest and chocolate.

Overall

Elegantly spicy with citrus fruit, light waxiness and subtle chocolate orange.

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