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Enmore 1988 Silver Seal 30 Year Old 1.5 Litre

Lot: 010733
Enmore 1988 Silver Seal 30 Year Old 1.5 Litre
Enmore 1988 Silver Seal 30 Year Old 1.5 Litre
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Winning Bid: £1,375.00

Enmore 1988 Silver Seal 30 Year Old 1.5 Litre

Distillery:
Enmore
Age:
30 year old
Vintage:
1988
Region:
Guyana
Bottler:
Silver Seal
Cask Type:
n/a
Bottle Strength:
47.9%
Bottle Size:
1.5 litre
Distillery Status:
Closed
Production method:
see lot description
Base:
Guyana Molasses

Enmore 1988 Silver Seal 30 Year Old 1.5 Litre

Silver Seal was founded by Ernesto Mainardi in 2000. This was Mainardi's second bottling company after the esteemed Sestane in 1979. Both companies were sold to Massimo Righi, proprietor of Whisky Antique, in 2010. Since then the company has produced a steady stream of high quality rum to add to its sought after back-catalogue.

Bottled in 2018, this magnum of Demerara rum from Enmore may contain one of or a vatting of rum from its historic stills.

The Enmore sugar estate was established by Edward Henry Porter in the early 19th century after he inherited and converted his father’s cotton plantation on the east bank of the Demerara river. Once one of many in the area, by the time the government in Guyana had begun to nationalise and consolidate the country’s rum production in 1974, it was one of only four remaining. The traditional still at Enmore was the historic two-column wooden coffey still, constructed back in 1880. Modelled almost exactly after the first continuous still patented by Aeneas Coffey in 1832, it is constructed from Greenheart wood, which is native to Guyana and is mostly used in boat-building due to its ability to remain strong while constantly wet. The wood is also well suited to distilling, stripping spirit of sulphites in the same manner that copper does. Enmore also received the a single wooden pot still when the Versailles distillery closed in 1978. When Enmore was shuttered in 1994, both of these were moved to Uitvlugt, and are now in operation as “Heritage Stills” at Diamond, the last remaining rum producer in the country

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