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Admiral Rodney 2006 Port Cask Finish / Officer's Release No.1

Lot: 009036
Admiral Rodney 2006 Port Cask Finish / Officer's Release No.1
Admiral Rodney 2006 Port Cask Finish / Officer's Release No.1
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Winning Bid: £90.00

Admiral Rodney 2006 Port Cask Finish / Officer's Release No.1

Distillery:
St Lucia Distillers
Age:
13 year old
Vintage:
2006
Region:
St Lucia
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
port finish
Bottle Strength:
45%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational
Production method:
mcmillan two-column still
Base:
molasses

Admiral Rodney 2006 Port Cask Finish / Officer's Release No.1

This is a small batch 2006 vintage coffey still rum from St Lucia Distillers, bottled for their Admiral Rodney Brand. Titled Officer's Release No.1, this was aged for 13 years in ex-bourbon casks before finishing for 9 months in port wood.

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.

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