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Diamond SVW 1999 Velier 15 Year Old

Lot: 3892

Diamond SVW 1999 Velier 15 Year Old

Winning Bid: £502

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Diamond
Age: 
15 year old
Vintage: 
1999
Region: 
Guyana
Bottler: 
Velier
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
64.7%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
metal coffey still
Base: 
molasses
product Details

Diamond SVW 1999 Velier 15 Year Old

One of a series of legendary bottlings from the brief but beautiful period (2004-2015) when Velier owned a small stake in Demerara Distillers Ltd (DDL), which afforded Luca Gargano privileged access the warehouses and his pick of casks to bottle. Sadly "The Age of Velier Demerara" has passed but the memory of it lives on, encased in glass. 

Due to the consolidation of the various Distilleries in Guyana and the relocation of a number stills from across the nation (specifically from Enmore and Uitvlugt) into the DDL Diamond Distillery complex, referring to a rum as Diamond is a somewhat confusing proposition.

This Velier bottling however is understood to have been distilled in the metal coffey still that can be considered to be the original Diamond stills, and bears the cask mark SVW.

Distilled in the Diamond metal Coffey still in 1999 and bottled 2014.

The five SVW barrels were hand selected by Luca Gargano.

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