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Trinidad Distillers 2001 Rum Artesanal 50cl

Lot: 008530
Trinidad Distillers 2001 Rum Artesanal 50cl
Trinidad Distillers 2001 Rum Artesanal 50cl
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Winning Bid: £146.00

Trinidad Distillers 2001 Rum Artesanal 50cl

Distillery:
Trinidad Distillers
Age:
n/a
Vintage:
2001
Region:
Trinidad
Bottler:
Heinz Eggert
Cask Type:
n/a
Bottle Strength:
56.5%
Bottle Size:
50cl
Distillery Status:
Operational
Production method:
five-column still
Base:
molasses

Trinidad Distillers 2001 Rum Artesanal 50cl

Trinidad Distillers is the production facility for the Angostura brand. It was built by the company in 1947 to produce rum for its world-famous bitters, in addition to distilling bulk product for export. The distillery’s original set up was a single Savalle column still, however this was replaced with a five-column still in 1975, following investment from Bacardi who required more bulk rum. Two more of these multi-column stills were added in 1985 and 1999. Some experimentation briefly took place with a Vendome pot still in the early 2000s as well, however this was quickly sold to St Lucia Distillers by their shared parent company at the time, CL Financial. The company was forced to divest much of its rum portfolio following the financial crash in 2007, but retains a majority stake in Angostura after it was bailed out by the local government to prevent what it felt was a national treasure being lost to foreign ownership. Trinidad Distillers remains one of the largest rum distilleries in the Caribbean, producing around 8.5 million litres per year.

This 2001 vintage was aged 17 years in the tropics and bottled from a single cask by Heinz Eggert for the Rum Artesanal label in 2020.

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