Review of Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice Clynelish 2000 by Murray Cohen.
Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice
Clynelish 2000 was matured in Refill sherry casks and bottled
in 2015 at 46% ABV.
The Gordon & MacPhail ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ range
was launched in the mid-1960s’. Until this time,
many of the whiskies the range featured would not
have been available as single malt. Today,
Connoisseurs Choice retains this exclusive nature
with a range of rare and sought after single malts
from distilleries throughout Scotland including this
Clynelish 2000 Speyside single malt whisky.
Murray Cohen's Tasting Notes:
Apple varieties galore impress with cycling
sweetness. Cologne, lilacs, a pungent honey-citrus
melange including peels evoke the old days where
scents were sought after to soothe the senses for
pleasure in their own right.
Medium to full bodied, chewy and syrupy. Dark
over-ripened sweet plums land on the palate with a
Long, the perseverating dark rich plums coalesce
with the rising aftertaste generated by folks
stomping grapes and the airborne infusion into the
mouth that follows.
Quite a delightful dram with a deep aroma and taste
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