First bottle of Chivas Regal 25 Year Old unveiled to the world in
NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - Tonight saw the sumptuous new Chivas Regal
25 Year Old Scotch whisky launched at a glittering international event at the
New York Public Library. Celebrities, VIP guests and media gathered to witness
the return of the original Chivas Regal 25 to New York City almost one hundred
years after its first introduction.
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Hollywood star Julianne Moore wowed onlookers wearing a beautiful Lanvin
dress complimented with Fred Leighton bracelets whilst Grammy Award-winning
jazz artist Diana Krall provided the entertainment, creating the perfect blend
of New York glamour and Scottish soul.
Oscar-nominated Julianne Moore, who received the first bottle on behalf
of the city of New York, said: "Scotland has always been a part of my life but
I am thrilled to be a New Yorker - it is the one place in the world I feel
most at home. In New York, there is a tremendous sense of tolerance and
community, in both a personal and global sense."
Amongst the 400 international VIP guests were the stunning Lucy Liu, film
star and director Daniel Wu wearing a tailored Gucci suit, and Wu's partner
supermodel Lisa Selesner. Movie star Lucy Liu said, "It's my honour to come
here tonight, it's a beautiful event."
Bollywood superstar Karan Johar and top Indian model Deepika Padukone
were two more of the famous faces that had the honour of witnessing the first
bottle being piped into the dinner by 25 pipers from the Fire Department of
New York. Chivas Regal Master Blender Colin Scott led the guests through the
world's first tasting of this sumptuous Scotch in the perfect venue of the New
York Public Library.
Scott described the new Scotch, launched to meet the growing global
demand for luxury Scotch whisky, as his "life's greatest achievement."
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