SKELDON 27 ans 1978 Full Proof
Rum, British Guiana, 70cl, Ref: 2771
- Appearance : acajou.
- Nose : complexe. Note précise de sucre caramélisé suivie d’une pointe de vernis. Épices (poivre, cumin) et chêne. Très fruité : banane flambée, agrumes et abricots blets.
- Palate : le zan et la réglisse suivis de très près par le chêne blanc : vanille, crème glacée rhum-raisin. Le girofle fait une brève apparition.
- Overall : arômes typiques de canne à sucre et de beurre. Elle devient plus jeune, poire verte.
- The brand
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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