June 4, 2013 – As Britain’s Queen Elizabeth celebrated the 60th anniversary of her coronation today, Chivas Brothers released a new expression in its Royal Salute range of luxury blended Scotch whiskies. The royal anniversary was marked at the Tower of London with a 62-round Royal Gun Salute, and not coincidentally, the first bottles of Royal Salute whisky were bottled in June, 1953 to mark the Queen’s coronation.
Royal Salute The Diamond Tribute does not carry an age statement, but the casks that are used to make it are matured for a minimum of 21 years in a specially-designated (and locked) Royal Salute section of one of the warehouses at Strathisla Distillery in Speyside.
Royal Salute The Diamond Tribute will be available globally starting in July with a recommended retail price of $270 USD in travel retail.
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