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Independent German trader, Sansibar selects rare and quality barrels, Scotch whiskies, but also rums of the Caribbean, to serve the famous restaurant of the same name, situated on the island Sylt off the German and Danish coast. This Caroni 18 years old, distilled in Trinidad and bottled à 53.3 % ABV expresses a spicy character. (cask #104)
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Beginning production in 1918, Caroni was the state distillery of Trinidad. It had access to its own sugar refinery that guaranteed its supply of local cane sugar. Equipped with both column stills and double distillation pot stills, until 2002 it produced “heavy rums” with an individual and noteworthy style. Only rarely producing bottlings under its own label, for a long time the distillery remained known only to a handful of connoisseurs, which gave it a mythical status further enhanced by its closure in 2002 by the Trinidad government. In 2004, the discovery of hundreds of bottles stored away in a bonded warehouse in Trinidad led to the joint purchase of the entire Caroni stock by Velier and La Maison du Whisky and to the bottling of various rare years which were then sold in limited editions and quickly gained cult status. This veritable and unique treasure lead to the production of a 12 year old Caroni. Despite its already respectable age, this completely new and historic bottling will be the last version of Caroni to be bottled so young.
Négociant allemand indépendant, Sansibar sélectionne des fûts rares et de qualité, des whiskies écossais mais aussi des rhums des Caraïbes, afin de servir le fameux restaurant du même nom, situé sur l'île Sylt au large des côtes Allemandes et Danoises.
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