Housed in a red-coated glass flagon, its colour holds symbolisms of regality and auspiciousness. On the packaging, its design tells the story of the expression’s journey from its iconic Strathisla distillery in Scotland to the emblematic Tower of London before settling in the Far East where an Asian garden pagoda and bridge surround it — paying tribute to the culture and prosperity of Asian markets.
Colour: Rich golden copper
Nose: Dark cherries and toasted oak, followed by marzipan, rich caramelised figs, lemon curd and peaches in syrup
Palate: Summer berry compote, apricot jam, set blossom honey, rich creamy caramel and a hint of warm cinnamon.
Finish: Long and rich with a hint of spice.
History of Royal Salute
Royal Salute is an exceptionally crafted and aged Scotch whisky, starting where others end at 21 years old.
Created to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the 21 gun salute that honoured her, the brand is steeped in tradition and proud of its royal lineage, but is firmly engaged in the modern world by constantly pushing the art of blending into new, creative and ambitious forms. Royal Salute is deeply involved in polo – the world’s oldest surviving team sport and a game that’s expanding in the modern era.
The brand sponsors more than 15 international tournaments from the UK and the USA through Argentina and China to Korea. www.royalsalute.com