Don Facundo Bacardi Masso emigrated to Cuba from Spain in 1830. Arriving as a wine merchant he set up as a grocer in the 1840s and was experimenting with distillation by 1852 trying to improve the quality of the local rum by trying various technical experiments in distillation and ageing. As a result of these experiments Facundo decided to use ... Read More »
A bottling of Bacardi Superior Rum. This was bottled in Mexico, one of the places the Bacardi family moved the operation to after escaping from Castro's Cuba in the 1960s. We estimate this was bottled in the 1980s.
An incredible 1930s bottle of pre-Castro Bacardi Gold aka Carta de Oro, produced in Cuba before Fidel took over and decided he wanted the distillery for himself, forcing the family to flee to the US. A knee-tremblingly historic bottle.