Clynelish Select Reserve (2015 Special Release)

Single Malt

Clynelish // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 5 )

Clynelish is a distillery located very high in the northern Highlands. Diageo has released this malt as a no age statement (NAS) from casks selected from its stocks of ages 15 years and higher. The barrels consist of ex-bourbon, refill American oak hogsheads and refill European oak butts, bottled at 112.2 proof, limited to 2946 bottles world wide.

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  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon, refill American oak hogshead, refill European oak butt

Tasting Notes

"This light-bodied whisky has a somewhat waxy finish that coats with fresh golden apples and pears with a touch of honey. More malted cereal flavors emerge with a few sips mixed with green tea, sweet spices, and charred oak. The somewhat subdued finish brings in some dried fruit and faint hit of potpourri. "

Score 87

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