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Silver Seal Dennery Special Reserve St Lucian Rum / Sestante Collection

Lot: 005643

Silver Seal Dennery Special Reserve St Lucian Rum / Sestante Collection

Winning Bid: £140

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Lot: 005643
Distillery: 
St Lucia Distillers
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
n/a
Region: 
St Lucia
Bottler: 
Silver Seal
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
pot & column stills
Base: 
molasses
product Details

Silver Seal Dennery Special Reserve St Lucian Rum / Sestante Collection

This St Lucia Distillers rum from Silver Seal is named in honour of the former Dennery distillery.

St Lucia Distillers was formed in 1972 through the amalgamation of Barnard family owned Dennery distillery, with the operations of the Geest family at Roseau Bay. The deal saw the former site closed down, with operations consolidated at the latter. The Barnards bought their partners out of their share in 1993, before the operation was bought out by what would become CL Financial in 2005, the parent company of Angostura. A brief affair, CL Financial divested their rum portfolio following the 2008 financial crisis, and in 2009 St Luca Distillers were acquired by Martinique-based Spiribam, owners of the Rhum Clemént and Rhum J.M brands. The company has four stills; two John Dore pot stills installed in 1998 and 2005, a hybrid Vendome pot still (with eight plate column neck) brought in from Trinidad Distillers in 2003, and the original two-column McMillan coffey still from 1985. John Dore 1 and the Vendome still are the smaller of the group, and are used to produce pure cane juice rums in addition to the molasses based spirit distilled on all four.

Silver Seal was founded by Ernesto Mainardi in 2000. This was Mainardi's second bottling company after the esteemed Sestane in 1979. Both companies were sold to Massimo Righi, proprietor of Whisky Antique, in 2010. Since then the company has produced a steady stream of high quality rum to add to its sought after back-catalogue.

Part of the Sestante Collection and in keeping with the theme here, this series is an homage to Mainardi's original company.

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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