New whisky for tasting in Jastrzebia Gora
Clynelish 17 years old (D.1996, B.2014) Silver Seal / 51,9% / 0,7l – Silver Seal was founded in 2000. Before that it was known as Sestante, which in turn was founded in 1979. Massimo Righi bought the two brands in 2010, after being on search for whisky barrels to supply the label since 2008. Silver Seal has been very active in the last several years and their excellent cask selection became a legend. Clynelish 17 years old is part of the new label, Whisky is Art Collection, introduced in 2014. It is a single ex-bourbon cask release, bottled at natural strength of 51.9% abv with an outrun of 263 bottles.
Nose: very clean and elegant, slightly mineral, white wine, sea breeze with hints of iodine, lemon grass, vanilla, bees’ wax and delicate citrusy notes.
Palate: rich, excellent combination of seaweed, sea salt, lemon zest, vanilla, honey, citrus, oak and spice.
Finish: long and mineral, spicy with distant citrusy notes.