One of three single barrel (and indeed single still) rums in the El Dorado range, this example was made using the traditional techniques of the French Savalle Still at Uitvlugt distillery. An intriguing rum with notes of spice, tobacco and shortbread cookies.
A 10 year rum from St Nicholas Abbey, based in the north of Barbados and owned by Larry Warren since 2006. This is a blend of pot and column still rums bought with the distillery, reracked into new casks and then matured for up to 12 years before blending and bottling. The bottle is also quite special, engraved and topped with a stopped made of windfall mahogany. A special and unique Bajan rum.
Black Tot is the marrying of the last consignment of official British Navy Rum - squirrelled away in stone flagons after the abolition of the rum rations on Black Tot Day, which occurred on 31st July 1970. Now at last, this remaining navy spirit has been discovered and is now available to the general public for the very first time.
Reserva Limitada is Ron Zacapa's annual release. Selected by master blender Lorena Vazquez, this is a blend of reserve rums aged between 6 and 24 years in a combination of sherry and charred American white oak casks.
Following one of the best (and sweetest) sugar cane harvests in Venezuelan history, Diplomatico decided to release a single vintage rum from the year 2000. This exceptional rum was distilled in a combination of old copper pot stills and a batch kettle, then aged for 12 years in bourbon and single malt whisky casks before being finished in sherry wood.
This limited-release Zacapa XO Solera Gran Reserva Especial (in a stylish flat decanter) won Gold in the Super-Premium category at the International Rum Festival for several years after its release in 2000, and was given the Platinum award for the Super-Premium category in 2002.
A 1996 vintage rum bottled at an eye watering full-proof of 64.6%. It's a vatting of 5 barrels distilled in a Coffey still, matured for 15 years (in Tropical Weather, as the label says) and bottled in February 2011.
A 1991 vintage agricole rum produced by Damoiseau on Guadeloupe. Bottled in 2010, this is a big and powerful rum. Their Bellevue distillery was founded in 1942 and continues to make delicious rums to this day.
A column distilled rum from the Don Jose Distillery (aka Destileria Varela Hermanos) in Panama, named for Don Jose Varela who started distilling back in 1936 and better known for producing Ron Abuelo. This was distilled in 1995 and bottled in 2012 as a collaboration between The Whisky Agency and The Nectar. MAXIMUM 2 BOTTLES PER CUSTOMER.
A prestige blend of long-aged rhums agricoles (ie distilled directly from sugar came juice rather than molasses or other sugar by-products), distilled in Martinique and matured in a mix of French and American oak. A delicious, complex slow-sipper.