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Crown Royal Adding XO Cognac-Finished Whisky

Crown Royal XO Canadian Whisky. Image courtesy Crown Royal/Diageo. January 16, 2014 – Crown Royal will release a new addition to its range later this month with the debut of Crown Royal XO, a blended Canadian whisky finished in Cognac casks from France. The new expression was crafted by Crown Royal master blender Andrew MacKay using 50 different varieties of whiskies distilled at the Crown Royal distillery in Gimli, Manitoba, and finished in French Limousin Oak casks.

Crown Royal XO will be available starting in late January, with a suggested retail price of $49.99 (750ml). Tasting notes will be available soon at the WhiskyCast web site.

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