Royal Salute Diamond Tribute
The Royal Salute Diamond Tribute is a blended Scotch whisky from the Royal Salute inventory of ultra-premium luxury whiskies, created by the Chivas Brothers.
This particular expression carries an age-statement of 21 years, and was released in 2013 in honour of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.
The very first Royal Salute expression that gave birth to the brand was the 21-Year-Old expression created on orders of Samuel Bronfman, owner of the Seagram’s Corporation.
It was blended in honour of Queen Elizabeth on the day of her Coronation in 1953, and the brand has coincided the release of all their expressions on important moments associated with the British Monarchy.
Every drop of Royal Salute’s luxurious Scotch whisky is created with the utmost precision, using the finest, rare and vintage whiskies at the disposal of Chivas Brothers. When it comes to packaging, luxury is embodied into the decanters too with handmade Wade porcelain flagons, the decanters are embossed and finished meticulously with gold and silver accents.
The Royal Salute Diamond Tribute was released in 2013 to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation. It follows the many Royal Salute expressions released to mark historic moments associated with the British Monarchy such as the Union of the Crown, the Silver Jubilee anniversary of the Queen’s coronation and more.
The Diamond Tribute is a blend of the most premium and rare whiskies stored in the Royal Vault at the Strathisla Distillery. It is one of the oldest and continuously functioning distilleries in Scotland, and is credited with supplying the fingerprint malt whiskies that form the heart of every Chivas Regal blend.
With an age-statement of 21 Years, the Diamond Tribute expression is one of the youngest expression in the Royal Salute inventory yet is a robust inclusion that warrants acclaim.
The Royal Salute Diamond Tribute carries an alcohol strength of 40% ABV, the standard permissible limit for Scotch whiskies.
The Royal Salute Diamond Tribute has not won any major whisky tasting awards or medals.
Royal Salute Diamond Tribute Tasting Notes
Rich, with a fruity aroma full of peaches, ripe pears and exhibits a considerable sherry influence.
Long, sweet and warming
Smooth, with flavours of dried fruit, hazelnuts, citrus and just a hint of Oakiness.
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