Royal Salute 38 Year Old – Stone of Destiny – 70cl is widely known as one of the best blend whiskies on the market,
this bottling takes throne block which for hundreds of years was fit into the coronation thrones of the monarchs of Scotland and later,
the United Kingdom .kings one step further .
A marvelous blend of grain and malt, none of which is any younger than 38 years old.
The Stone of Destiny, reference in the name of this whisky, is a red sands
Royal Salute 38 Year Old – Stone of Destiny – 70cl is present in a distinctive porcelain granite-effect flagon,
craft by Revolt in France. Such an evocatively elemental setting is enhanced
by a hand-crafted 24 carat gold plated crest commemorating the arms of Scottish brave-heart warriors.
This martial motif is then carry through to the 24 carat gold-plate stopper inspire by the hilt of the ancient two hand Scottish broadsword, the Claymore. Craft from whiskies age for no less than 38 years, this unique blend shares its name with the Stone of Destiny,
that legendary and enigmatic Coronation stone of the ancient Scottish Kings.
Some even say it is the Stone of Jacob, referred to in Old Testament Book of Genesis.
The Scots certainly hold it in reverent awe and were jubilant in 1996 when,
after many battles and exactly 700 years in English hands, it was finally return to its homeland, Scotland.
It was last use in Westminster Abbey at the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II,
and now rests in Edinburgh Castle alongside the Honors’ of Scotland, the Scottish Crown Jewels.
A whisky fit for a king, Royal Salute 38 is just about as smooth as it gets.
Chivas’ regal blend is fruity on the nose, with elements of pipe tobacco,
raisins and dark chocolate developing as it goes along. You won’t be disappointed.