Russian Standart Platinum marries the traditions of the highest quality Russian Vodkas with modern distillation methods. As a product of tradition, it fully complies with the strictest requirements of the classical recipe developed by Dmitry Mendellev in 1894 at the request of the Imperial Court of St. Petersburg. Russky Standart Platinum enhances this classic formula by employing special silver filters to further refine the purity of the product. This modern and expensive process provides the vodka with an extraordinary and unequalled smoothness. It's specially treated smokey bottles help keep the vodka cool.