Pernod Ricard has announced a global extension of the 'Leave an Impression' advertising platform for the 12 year old variant of Ballantine's Scotch whisky.

The company said late last week that 'Beyond' will utilise "trick-of-the-eye imagery" and will roll out in the coming weeks.

Created by brand agency Dragon Rouge, a range of point of sale materials and merchandise has been designed. An above-the-line advertising campaign has also been created, by Publicis. Ballantine's brand ambassador training will also be offered to key accounts to coincide with the launch.

"Brought to life across all aspects of the marketing mix, the campaign includes an engaging global advertising campaign and activity to strengthen the brand's position in the on-trade," said Peter Moore, global brand director for Ballantine's at Pernod.

'Leave an Impression' was the first global advertising campaign created for Ballantine's by Pernod's Scotch whisky and premium gin business, Chivas Brothers.

Earlier this month, Pernod began a European travel retail promotion for Ballantine's 30 Year Old.