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Richard Quinn is best known for his contemporary floral designs / ©Royal Salute
On the whisky, Hyslop said: “The new Couture Collection pays tribute to one of the most creative and dynamic industries out there, and this new blend embodies that same energy and innovation. Each rare single malt and grain whisky we used to craft this expression is of utmost quality. It’s been a meticulous process that requires constant care and attention from start to finish, but the result is a captivating taste that perfectly captures the inspiration. The first expression from the Royal Salute Couture Collection is a sensorial experience not to be missed.”
Quinn said: “Being able to spark creatively with Royal Salute has been an amazing experience. Witnessing craftsmanship and innovation within different expertise has always fascinated me, so exploring the world of expertly blended and high-aged whisky for the first time was such a powerful source of inspiration.
“The collaboration has been a real creative process and I’m thrilled that the expression that resulted from this great partnership encapsulates both of our passions in a truly modern way. I love the thought that my designs for Royal Salute will be collected and treasured for years to come by whisky and fashion lovers around the world.”
Tasting Notes from Royal Salute
Nose: Rich and fruity overlaid with notes of red apples and peaches, combined with creamy crème brulée, hazelnut chocolate, zest of orange and distinct floral notes.
Palate: Rich and sweet with indulgent apricot and mango notes, followed by vanilla, chocolate and ginger spice.
Finish: Rich and long, with enduring floral sweetness.
The Royal Salute Couture Collection 21 Year Old Richard Quinn Edition will be available from September 2021 worldwide at an RPP of $250.
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