Archive CARONI TRINIDAD 21 ans 1998 K "Slippery" Employees 2nd Rel.

CARONI TRINIDAD 21 ans 1998 K "Slippery" Employees 2nd Rel.

Rum, Trinidad & Tobago, 70cl, Ref: 56326

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Le nez est flatteur sur des notes vanillées, du caramel, des agrumes et des fruits exotiques et sans oublier les subtiles notes pétrolifères, marqueur de la distillerie. La bouche est riche sur le sucre roux, le beurre pâtissier, les spéculoos, les épices sauvages. On retrouve également un fin mélange de fleurs des champs et de bois issu du fût. La finale, quant à elle, est longue sur les notes d’essence, le fudge, le miel de canne et les hydrocarbures.

Deuxième édition de la collection rendant hommage aux anciens employés de la mythique distillerie Caroni qui ferma ses portes en 2002, cette version de 21 ans célèbre Kevon Moreno dit « Slippery ».

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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.

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The Velier company was founded by the Chaix family in 1947. From 1953 to 1983, this small traditional company, located in the port of Gênes, specialised in the importation and distribution of wines, champagnes and spirits. In 1983, then aged 25, Luca Gargano acquired shares in Velier. Under his influence the company began specialising in the importation of exceptional spirits to be supplied to the most prestigious establishments in Italy. In the early 1990s, Luca Gargano heard rumours of a mythical, quasi-legendary stock of St James Rum that had supposedly been distilled at the end of the 19th century. Eventually he discovered proof that this stock, distilled in 1885 and bottled in 1952, did indeed exist. And in 1991, following lengthy discussions, Luca finally managed to acquire the entirety of this stock, which he then released on the Italian market. These selections of rums have since multiplied and led to the birth of exceptional ranges.

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Moreno V. the 06/08/2019

5/5

pas gouté encor...

Gregory Z. the 28/07/2019

5/5

Produit rare et de collection.

Olivier C. the 24/07/2019

5/5

Un très grand caroni

Matthieu C. the 24/07/2019

5/5

Top !

Benjamin D. the 24/07/2019

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