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Barbancourt 25 Year Old Reserve Veronelli 1970s / Bonfanti Import

Lot: 010713
Barbancourt 25 Year Old Reserve Veronelli 1970s / Bonfanti Import
Barbancourt 25 Year Old Reserve Veronelli 1970s / Bonfanti Import
Winning Bid: £700.00

Barbancourt 25 Year Old Reserve Veronelli 1970s / Bonfanti Import

15 year old
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pure cane juice

Barbancourt 25 Year Old Reserve Veronelli 1970s / Bonfanti Import

Haiti's national spirit is Clairin, an agricole-style rum spirit. There are are 532 distillers of the product on the island. However, Haiti is also home to the world renowned Barbancourt distillery, where this was produced on their three-column still from pure sugar cane juice.

The Barbancourt distillery on Haiti was established in 1862 by Dupré Barbancourt, a native to the Charente region of France. Aside from his family (who still own the distillery to this day), he also brought with him a sophisticated knowledge of the double distillation technique used to produce some of his homeland’s finest cognac. Dupré had no children, so when he died the distillery passed to his wife’s family, the Gardères, who still own it to this day. It was Jean Gardère who modernised the operation, moving to a new distillery in 1949, right in the centre of the sugarcane fields of the Domaine Barbancourt. Proximity to its natural resources increased production and transformed the company from a local business to a global export brand. Replacing the old pot stills with a three-column continuous still was also a key factor, however the original double distillation regime was retained. Despite losing a third of its stock during the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the distillery thankfully survived, and remains an important player in rum production to this day.

A 25 year old Haiti rum, bottled from the special reserves of Luigi Veronelli, who also had some highly collectible whisky bottled for him in the 1980s as well.

This likely contains some rum from the old pot still at the distillery.

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