Friday, 1 March 2013

Royal Salute - the pinnacle of Scotch whisky

Royal Salute is the most luxurious and sumptuous whisky range in the world. Royal Salute is the only whisky where the youngest expression starts as a 21 year old.

Royal Salute 21 year old is the original reference in the Royal Salute range - each ceramic flagon (bottle) is handcrafted over six days by master porcelain makers, crafted in red (rubies), green (emeralds) or blue (sapphires) to mirror the jewels in the Queen's crown. The flagon is adorned with the image of Robert The Bruce, Scotland's hero-warrior king. Each flagon is cloaked in a velvet, sporran like pouch, evoking Scottish heritage and association with royalty when unveiled.

The complete Royal Salute Range expressions include:

  • Royal Salute 21 year old mentioned above (porcelain flagon),
  • Royal Salute 21 year old Diamond Jubilee (includes a diamond),
  • Royal Salute 100 Cask contains whiskies ranging from 22 years old to 40 year old,
  • Royal Salute Stone of Destiny 38 year old
  • Royal Salute 62 where the youngest whiskies are 40 year old &
  • Royal Salute Tribute to Honour where the youngest whiskies are 45 year old -  presented in the opulently bejewelled bottle, dressed by Garrard in flawless diamonds and shimmering gold.
Royal Salute is the No. 1 luxury whisky in the world!

Royal Salute sometimes produce limited editions such as the Royal Salute 50 year old. The Royal Salute 50 year old label is crafted with hallmarked silver and 24 carrot. It is a serious collectors whisky today as only 220 bottles were released in the first year and sold for over five figures of US$ at the time.

Royal Salute was originally created to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. The luxury craftsmanship evident across all Royal Salute expressions is reinforced by the bespoke, hand-crafted bottle that has been created by the world-renowned Dartington Crystal for Royal Salute 62 Gun Salute. Royal Salute 62 Gun Salute is very limited and collectable.

There simply is no match for Royal Salute Blended Scotch whisky. If any whisky should be by appointment only, then Royal Salute deserves the claim. No other deserves this claim.

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