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Savanna 2018 The Nectar of the Daily Drams 4 Year Old

Lot: 6033330

Savanna 2018 The Nectar of the Daily Drams 4 Year Old

Winning Bid: £61

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Savanna
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
2018
Region: 
REUNION ISLAND
Bottler: 
The Nectar
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
60.8%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
Production method: 
pot still
Base: 
reunion molasses
product Details

Savanna 2018 The Nectar of the Daily Drams 4 Year Old

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.

Distilled in Reunion in 2018. Aged for 4 years before bottling by the Nectar in 2022.

The Nectar was founded in Belgium in 2018 by Mario Groteklaes and Jan Broekmans. In addition to being a well-respected independent bottler, they are also one of Belgium's largest wine and spirit importers.

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