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The ultimate Scotch whiskey “Royal Salute” dedicated to the Queen of England will be on a new stage this fall! New flagship product with new name and design

Pernod Ricard Japan Co., Ltd. The ultimate Scotch whiskey “Royal Salute” dedicated to the Queen of England will be on a new stage this fall! New flagship product with new name and design New product “Royal Salute 21 Malt Blend” will be released from October 7th Limited edition “Royal Salute 21st Blended Grain” will be released from November 5th …………………………………………………………………………………………… Scotch whiskey “Royal Salute” developed by Pernod Ricard Japan Co., Ltd. will be renewed its flagship item name and design from this fall and will be sold as “Royal Salute 21 Year Signature Blend”. In addition, the brand’s first blended malt whiskey “Royal Salute 21 Malt Blend” will be released on Monday, October 7th. In addition, as a limited quantity, Blended Grain Whiskey “Royal Salute 21 Year Blended Grain” will be released from Tuesday, November 5. At the end of this year, you will be able to enjoy a unique “three kinds of blends” that have been aged for over 21 years.
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From the left, “Royal Salute 21 Year Signature Blend”, “Royal Salute 21 Malt Blend”, “Royal Salute 21 Blended Grain”
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The brand’s proud name comes from the 21st Royal Salute, honored to the British royal family, which was released in 1953 in the crowning ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. The flagship item “ Royal Salute 21 Year Signature Blend ”, which has become a new attire while maintaining its quality and tradition, is a fruity made from a blend of rare malt whiskey and grain whiskey that has been aged for over 21 years A blended scotch whiskey with a smooth taste. Inside the gift box, colorful and witty illustrations are boldly decorated with the motif of the “Royal Zoo” that once existed in the Tower of London for over 600 years. A blue porcelain symbolizing the crown of Elizabeth II’s crown, the main color, a porcelain bottle that represents strength and dignity in a contemporary manner, and a golden cork stopper follow from the old bottle. “Royal Salute 21 Year Malt Blend”, a new addition to the lineup, is a blend of more than 21 precious malt whiskeys that have been aged for over 21 years. A unique symphony of single malt that combines the individuality of each malt whiskey. The product design uses green, which symbolizes the emerald of the crown, as the main color. “Royal Salute 21 Year Blended Grain” is a very rare whiskey blended with grain whiskeys that have been aged for over 21 years. Blended with grain whiskey aged mainly in American oak barrels, it produces a pleasant creamy sweetness. By adopting a non-chill filtered manufacturing method that does not perform cooling filtration and a high alcohol content of 46.5 degrees, you can enjoy the original taste of the original sake more. A beautiful gift box with a contemporary view of the winter snow scene and a pure white porcelain bottle with a silver cork stopper create a sense of luxury. About the brand The brand’s proud name comes from the 21st Royal Salute, which pays tribute to the British royal family who was released at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Since 1953, “Royal Salute” has been the official partner of the Emperor Artillery Ceremony in the Tower of London.
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The imperial cannon released from the Tower of London toward the River Thames The fruity and sleek style of “Royal Salute”, built over 21 years of long-term aging and outstanding blending technology, has been hailed as the ultimate gem by many who love whiskey.
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Aged barrel that quietly ticks Renewal product Royal Salute 21 Year Signature Blend
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A flagship item that represents the brand. Renewed name and design. Open price / Reference retail price: 18,900 yen (excluding tax) Capacity: 700ml Alcohol frequency: 40 degrees
[Features]
◯ A blend of rare malt whiskey and grain whiskey that has been aged for over 21 years. ◯ Fruity and smooth style inherited since the birth of the brand in 1953. ◯ The main color is blue, symbolizing the crown of Elizabeth II’s crown. ◯ International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019 Scotch whiskey blend category aged 21 years or older Double Gold Award
[Tasting notes]
Aroma: Rich and powerful aroma of pear and citrus, followed by an aroma reminiscent of a flower blooming in the fall, sweet vanilla and dry barrel aroma, elegantly drifting with a hint of sherry and smoky. Taste: Luxurious taste with sweet orange marmalade and fresh pear, spread comfortably with rich spice aroma, hazelnut aroma and slight smoky. Finish: A long and rich finish
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■ Gift box The front panel has 6 die cuts (holes), and it is a very unique specification that allows you to see inside even when it is closed. The belt-shaped design that runs diagonally from the upper left to the lower right and the diamond form in the center proudly represent the sash and medal worn by the royal family. Inside, colorful and witty illustrations are boldly decorated with the motif of the “Royal Zoo” that once existed in the Tower of London for over 600 years. At that time, the “Royal Zoo” attracted over 60 species of animals dedicated to the British Royal Family, and was truly one of the symbols of royal authority. This illustration was created by award-winning fine artist Christiana S. Williams and finished in a bold, contemporary and creative luxury design while retaining the “Royal Salute” quality and tradition. It was.
■ Bottle Porcelain bottles used in “Royal Salute” products are made with advanced craftsmanship and represent modernity and strength. In this renewal, the porcelain bottle and gold cork stopper are followed from the old bottle, and the neck label is redesigned to show the age of “21” on the front diamond motif and emphasize the age statement more. New item Royal Salute 21 Year Malt Blend
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The brand’s first blended malt whiskey that has been aged for 21 years. Release date: Shipment starts on Monday, October 7, 2019 * Products sold all year round Open price / Reference retail price: 21,000 yen (excluding tax) Capacity: 700ml Alcohol frequency: 40 degrees
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[Features]
◯ A “single malt symphony” that blends more than 21 precious malt whiskeys that have been aged for over 21 years. ◯ The first blended malt whiskey in the history of the brand. ◯ The individuality of each malt whiskey harmonizes with the scent and taste. Featuring a rich touch that embodies the “royal salute” style of “fruity and smooth” and sweetness reminiscent of ripe peach. ◯ The main color is green that symbolizes the emerald crown of Elizabeth II. ◯ International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019 Gold Award for Scotch Whiskey Blend category over 21 years of age ◯ World Whiskey Award (WWA) 2019 Best Scotch Blended Malt Winner
[Tasting notes]
Fragrance: The melody of fragrance, reminiscent of ripe soft fruits, reminds us of pears, peaches, and mandarin oranges, with the scent of cassis jam and violets. Taste: A very sweet and rich flavor reminiscent of apricots, creamy vanilla, and banana creme brulee, followed by the subtle spice of cloves. Finish: A long, rich and fruity finish. Limited quantity Royal Salute 21 years blended grain
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Limited edition of blended grain whiskey aged 21 years, the first in the history of the brand. Release date: Shipment starts on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 * Limited quantity Open price / Reference retail price: 20,000 yen (excluding tax) Capacity: 700ml Alcohol frequency: 46.5 degrees
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[Features]
◯ The first blended grain whiskey in the history of the brand. A blend of grain whiskey that has been aged for over 21 years. It is aged mainly in American oak barrels and features a creamy texture and sweetness that you have never experienced before. ◯ By adopting a non-chill filtered manufacturing method that does not perform cooling filtration, you can enjoy a taste closer to the original taste of the original sake. ◯ On the Rock with a large ice cube, the ice melts slowly and you can enjoy various flavors each time you bring it to your mouth. ◯ Cork stopper shining in silver on a pure white porcelain bottle. A beautifully designed single box with a modern winter snow scene.
[Tasting notes]
Fragrance: Creamy toffee with soft vanilla ice cream, soft peaches, and sweet aromas reminiscent of juicy raspberries. Taste: A sweet and smooth taste with honey, orange marmalade, and a hint of roasted hazelnut. Finish: A sweet and balanced finish.
[Inquiries about products from general customers]
Royal Salute / Pernod Ricard Japan Co., Ltd.
[TEL]
03-5802-2671
[WEB]
www.pernod-ricard-japan.com/brands/domestic/whisky/royalsalute/


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