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Savanna Grand Arome Old Brothers 35cl / Excellence Rhum

Lot: 6026128

Savanna Grand Arome Old Brothers 35cl / Excellence Rhum

Winning Bid: £38

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Savanna
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
n/a
Region: 
Reunion Island
Bottler: 
Old Borhters
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
74.8%
Bottle Size: 
35cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
copper column still
Base: 
reunion molasses
product Details

Savanna Grand Arome Old Brothers 35cl / Excellence Rhum

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.

A High Ester Rum bottled exclusively for spirit merchants, Excellence Rhum.

 

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