Royal Salute is an exceptional blend of very rare whiskies was created by the Chivas Brothers, makers of Chivas Regal, to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. It's generally acknowledged by connoisseurs as the world's foremost super premium blended Scotch whisky.
Royal Salute 26 Year Old Kingdom Scottish Oak Cask Edition is the first edition in a special series that pays tribute to the magic of kingdoms; exploring their majesty and symbolism, and celebrating the unique connection between crown and country.
This majestic 26-Year-Old blended Scotch whisky takes its inspiration from the glorious wilds of Scotland, the kingdom that Royal Salute calls home, and pays tribute to this mighty kingdom by finishing this exceptional 26-Year-Old blend in virgin Scottish oak casks, make from trees felled from a single forest in the heart of Scotland, for the very first time. The rare wood of these casks brings a distinctive toasted flavor to the sweetness of the Royal Salute blend.
ROYAL SALUTE 26 YO SCOTTISH OAK CASK TASTING NOTES:
Aroma: Rich dark toffee, lemon curd and milk chocolate in honeycomb are the complemented beautifully by ripe plums, apricot, crystallised ginger and a wisp of sweet smoke.
Palate: Lavish salted caramel and thick set honey give way to orange marmalade, toasted oak and gentle warming spice notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
Finish: Long and rich with a hint of smoke.