Drawing from the exceptionally aged range of casks laid down over the years by Chivas Brothers in the Highlands of Scotland, a blend of whiskies aged no less than 21 years are skillfully married for a blend fit for royalty. The Royal Salute 21 Years Old is in reference to the long tradition of firing cannons as a sign of respect or welcome to sovereigns and dignitaries: the 21 Gun Royal Salute. Over the years, this special blend has stayed true to its roots. The porcelain flagon, crafted by the world-famous artisans at Wade, is sculpted in Cornish clay from the Jurassic-era, then naturally air-dried and finished by hand with a double layer of glazing to protect its precious contents. The three colors of glaze used to dress the flagons – Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald – symbolize the precious gems on the Imperial State Crown.
Rich, fruity aromas and sweet fragrance of autumn flowers. Powerful aromas of sweet pears and citrus fruits are balanced with full fragrance of Autumn flowers. Elegant aromas of sweet vanilla and a dry oakiness are enhanced with subtle notes of sherry and smoke. Full, deep fruity flavors with a subtle smokiness. The first taste of Royal Salute brings the subtleties of the nose to life. Sumptuous sweet orange marmalade flavors infused with fresh pears burst across the tongue. The second taste brings in a rich medley of spices and a nuttiness of hazelnuts that have a mouth-filling intensity and then the final warmth from hints of masculine smokiness. Rich, long, and lingering finish.