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Royal Salute 21 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Royal Salute 21 Years Old

Brand
Royal Salute
Expression
21 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
Age
21 years old
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
Chivas Brothers (London)
Website
www.chivas.com
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Poached apricots in crème anglaise. Then dark chocolate pralines, with hazelnuts.
Palate
Gingery. Lively. Creamy. Very sherryish.
Finish
Fragrant smokiness, and oakiness.
Comment
After dinner, I would usually think of a malt, but have long enjoyed the unashamed luxuriousness of this blend. This example seems fractionally less voluptuous than I remember, but my memories may be teasing me.

Dave Broom

Nose
A mellow, softly complex nose, mixing sweet fruits, dried grassy notes, sandalwood, bourbon, biscuits, beech nut and with water a fungal/mushroom note along with cinnamon, vanilla, apple and sultana.
Palate
As smooth as silk, rich and elegant with a huge range of rich flavours and a light nuttiness which counterbalances the soft fruits.
Finish
Spicy, long.
Comment
A stunningly good blend.
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