Signatory
7.6

Signatory

Clynelish Distillery

1989, South African Sherry Butt

ABV 58.7%

At the risk of being pedantic are you allowed to call it South African sherry?

Dave Broom

Specification

Signatory

Brand

1989, South African Sherry Butt

Expression

Single Malt

Type

No age statement

Age (Years)

58.7%

ABV

Highland

Region/Country

Independent Bottling

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Dave Broom

Taster

Nose: Smoky. Some waxiness and a grapey note as well. Madeira cask like in its charred dry notes.

Palate: Better than the nose, sweet and rich and coats the mouth. Another which is all feel. The singed note comes back towards the finish.

Finish: A little dirty?

Comment: At the risk of being pedantic are you allowed to call it South African sherry?

Score: 7.3

Michael Jackson

Taster

Nose: Buttery sweetness. Rum. Bananas. Is this the 'sherry' of South Africa or the whin of the Highlands? I am not sure.

Palate: Banana liqueur. Then smoky, like a pancake that has burned slightly.

Finish: Soothing, caramel-ish, with some leafy spiciness.

Comment: A very unusual expression of Clynelish.

Score: 7.8

7.6
Overall Score

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