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Diamond 2003 Corman Collins 15 Year Old / Auld Alliance

Lot: 5071835

Diamond 2003 Corman Collins 15 Year Old / Auld Alliance

Winning Bid: £161

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Diamond
Age: 
15 Year Old
Vintage: 
2003
Region: 
Guyana
Bottler: 
CORMAN COLLINS
Cask Type: 
ex-Bourbon
Bottled Strength: 
58.3%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
two-column metal coffey still
Base: 
Guyana molasses
product Details

Diamond 2003 Corman Collins 15 Year Old / Auld Alliance

Established around 1670, the Diamond Estate is the only remaining rum distiller in Guyana. Located on the east bank of the Demerara river, the distillery is operated by Demerara Distillers Ltd (DDL), the company created by the government in Guyana as it attempted to consolidate the nation’s rum production. This began in 1974 and culminated with the closure of Uitvlugt in 1999. Diamond blends its El Dorado brand using distillate from various combinations of its rum-producing stills, which include the pair of two-column English coffey stills, installed there in the 1950s and a rarely used high-ester John Dore pot still. These operate alongside the “Heritage Stills” acquired from Uitvlugt, which are Uitvlugt’s own historic four-column French Savalle stills, the Versailles and Port Mourant wooden pot stills, and the Enmore wooden coffey still, the oldest and last of its kind in the world. El Dorado was launched in 1992, but the distillery has continued its historic practice of providing barrels to independent bottlers, resulting is a wealth of impressive releases like this.

This single cask 15 year old has been bottled by Corman Collins and The Auld Alliance.

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