Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Chivas Brothers, has today announced the launch of a special limited-edition Royal Salute blended Scotch whisky expression, to commemorate the wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle, on Saturday May 19th.

The Royal Salute Royal Wedding Edition (54.5% ABV) has been crafted by Royal Salute Master Blender, Sandy Hyslop, who has brought together some of the oldest and rarest whiskies from the Royal Salute collection. In honour of the bride’s heritage, the blend has been fully matured in 100% American oak casks.

Royal Salute announces the launch of a special £10K Royal Wedding bottling

Continuing Royal Salute’s long legacy of celebrating British royal milestones, just 70 bottles of the Royal Wedding Edition have been created, each of which comes housed in an elegant Dartington Crystal decanter.

This latest release follows on from Royal Salute’s previous royal commemorative expressions, which include The Diamond Tribute and 32 Year Old Union of the Crowns bottlings.

Commenting on the launch, Sandy Hyslop, Royal Salute’s Master Blender, said: “It was a pleasure to create such a special whisky for HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle. By marrying together some of the oldest and rarest whiskies in our portfolio, and aging them in American Oak casks, I have created a harmonious blend to match the coming together of such an iconic couple.”

The Royal Salute Royal Wedding Edition, will be available from specially selected specialist retailers, for a RRP of £10,000.

Posted by Steve Rush