Clynelish 1974 Rare Malt
Added on Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 06:53 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: 23 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1974 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 59.10 % Region: Highlands
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Bottled May 1998     No 0189
Member Ratings and Notes
I didn't get the waxy notes I normally associate with Clynelish but there were darker dragonwell tea like notes alongside dried citrus fruit (preserved lemon peel). Not much going on with the nose. Good texture with a kick of citrus and cherry licorice. Ahh, there's the wax. The dark tea emerges in the mid palate but it comes with some chalky mineral notes that I don't care for. Light peat comes out during the finish which makes me think of Brora.  Alas it is not.  
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