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CLYNELISH 1997

17 year old Highland

53.1% vol

1 of only 228 bottles from cask no. 12379

Excellent beading suggests good mouth texture, typical of well-aged whisky from this distillery.
A little nose prickle to start, faintly mineralic, flinty and waxy, possibly waxy sweet cakes, frosted icing and ripe banana skins (again typical of the make).  After a while, a fruity note appears, lychees or mangosteen, and Turkish Delight. Finally, the maritime notes appear with clam shells on a beach. 
Candle wax increases in the taste, both oily and sweet, with herbs, honey roast ham (quite meaty) and melting icing sugar, orange a cinnamon.
With water, it becomes more peppery – fine white pepper. 
Smooth with a big texture, mouth-filling, teeth coating – everything you’d expect from Clynelish.

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