Insider knowledge: Royal Salute 38 Year Old - Stone of Destiny whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Royal Salute 38 Year Old - Stone of Destiny whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Soft fruit, butterscotch and walnut loaf. Hints of dried figs and muscovado sugar.
Palate: Raisins and malt. Hints of pipe tobacco, dark chocolate, apple peel and allspice.
Finish: Spiced, malty finish with hints of sherry on the tail.