Damoiseau 1998 Milan Rum Festival 21 Year Old
Single cask rum distilled at Damoiseau distillery in Guadeloupe, labelled here as Bellevue after the plantation in which it is located. Distilled in March 1998 and bottled in March 2019 after the cask was selected by Andrea Giannone and Giuseppe Dolci for an exclusive Milan Rum Festival release.
One of 252 bottled at Navy strength.
Originally known as the Bellevue au Moule distillery, Damoiseau is located in the Bellevue estate in Grande-Terre, and was established in the 19th century by the Rimbaud family of Martinique. It was bought by Roger Damoiseau in 1942, who converted it into a rum agricole distillery, which is today run by his grandson, Herve. The distillery operates three column stills and produces both agricole rum as well as molasses-derived spirit during the months outside of cane-cutting season. Damoiseau is one of the largest Guadeloupe distilleries, accounting for close to half of its overall production.
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