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Savanna Wild Island Edition 4 x 50cl

Lot: 5008856

Savanna Wild Island Edition 4 x 50cl

Winning Bid: £725

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Savanna
Age: 
See Lot Description
Vintage: 
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Region: 
Reunion Island
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
See Lot Description
Bottled Strength: 
52.7% - 66.5%
Bottle Size: 
50cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
column still
Base: 
molasses
product Details

Savanna Wild Island Edition 4 x 50cl

The Savanna distillery is the oldest on the Île de la Réunion, established in 1870 by Olive Lemarchand and at the time known as Parc à Jacques. The Domain of Savanna was formed six years later, with records showing the distillery producing rum principally from a molasses wash. This facility operated until the 1940s when Émile Hugot consolidated a number of sugar factories, including Savanna, to form the Bourbon Sugar Company. The original Savanna distillery in Saint Paul continued to operate until 1992 when it was relocated to its current location in Bois-Rouge. Despite expanding the distillery in 1995 and again 1999, The Bourbon Sugar Company divested from rum in 2001, and the distillery passed through various hands to its current ownership, Tereos in France. The distillery’s creole column still dates from 1964, and under the guidance of master distiller and rum-savant, Laurent Broc, produces a wide range of traditional and agricole rums, including these much-lauded Grand Arôme. Some distilling also take place on a tiny alembic pot still.

This is the set of four parts of The Wild Island series

  • Traditionnel cask #987 was distilled in 2003, matured in an ex-Armagnac cask and bottled at 16 years old and 52.7%
  • Grand Arome cask #251 was distilled in 2003, matured in an ex-cognac cask and bottled at 15 years old and 66.5%
  • Grand Arome cask #121 was distilled in 2005, matured in an ex-cognac cask and bottled at 13 years old and 56.4%
  • Agricole cask #984 was distilled in 2012, and finished in an ex-Calvados cask and bottled at 6 years old and 57.6%

The set was produced to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the distillery.

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