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Mount Gay The Republic Blend 2021

Lot: 5080858A

Mount Gay The Republic Blend 2021

Current Bid: £500
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(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 4 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Mount Gay
Age: 
see lot description
Region: 
Barbados
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
American Oak
Bottled Strength: 
45%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
pot & column still
Base: 
molasses
product Details

Mount Gay The Republic Blend 2021

The oldest surviving deed for the Mount Gay distillery in Barbados dates back to 1703, making it the oldest commercial rum producer in the world. A 280-acre estate in the Saint Lucy parish, Mount Gay was originally called Mount Gilboa, but was renamed in 1801 after Sir John Gay Alleyne, who had managed it for owner, John Sober, since 1747. The estate was bought by Aubrey Fitz-Osbert Ward in 1918, and remained in his family until the death of his son in 1989. Majority ownership then passed to French giants, Remy Cointreau, with the Ward’s selling their remaining shares in 2014. Mount Gay is a single blended rum, producing distillates on both continuous column stills and pot stills, some of which are now over 100 years old.

This is an incredibly limited release that was produced to celebrate the birth of the Republic of Barbados. It is made-up of rums that has been aged between 10 and 30 years.

One of 195 bottles.

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