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Savanna Traditionnel 6 Year Old Single Cognac Cask #714 50cl / LMDW 65th Anniversary

Lot: 6024443

Savanna Traditionnel 6 Year Old Single Cognac Cask #714 50cl / LMDW 65th Anniversary

Winning Bid: £130

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Savanna
Age: 
6 year old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Reunion Island
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
ex-Cognac
Bottled Strength: 
55.9%
Bottle Size: 
50cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
column still
Base: 
reunion molasses
product Details

Savanna Traditionnel 6 Year Old Single Cognac Cask #714 50cl / LMDW 65th Anniversary

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 the much-lauded Grand Arôme. Some distilling also take place on a tiny alembic pot still.

Single ex-Cognac cask #714 has been aged in a humid environment for 6 years. It was bottled and made exclusive to French spirit merchants La Maison du Whisky to celebrate their 65th anniversary.

One of 725 bottles.

 

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