Conclusion: Those who have always wanted to be like the gods and to sip nectar and ambrosia should resort to the Royal Salute Hundred Cask. It's hard to get much closer. A more than successful creation by Chivas, which more than lives up to its pompous appearance and royal honors. But you really have to want that one-dimensional sweetie. Friends of smoky, peaty, edgy and spicy whiskeys should avoid him.
Color: amber, almost bronze.
Overripe, tropical fruits, apricot, papaya, honeydew melon. A touch of cinnamon. Despite the tropical association but not warm, but frosted as for a beguiling cocktail.
The fruity sweetness continues. Is reinforced by sugar candy, honey printen, Christmas spices. Prunes come after, some cocoa, vanilla, malt. Then clear oak tones, just in time, before it gets too cheesy. Secretly one waits for the sharpness, on the Graineinfluß, these are noticeable, but well concealed.
Warm and extremely long. Syrup-like, like caramel sweets and liquid, heated honey. Orange peels and a hint of sage and anise can be guessed.