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Caroni 15 years 2000 Velier Millennium One of 1420 - bottled 2015

  • 60% |
  • 1.5L

E3 A rum from the Enmore distillery produced in 1975 and bottled in 2007 by Italian independent bottler Silver Seal as part of the Wildlife series. Aged for 32 years. Enmore, which closed in 1995, was famous for its wooden Coffey still, which is now preserved at Diamond, the country's last distil…More info

  • Distillery: Caroni
  • Appellation: Rhum, Heavy Rum
  • Country/Region: Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • State: 1 good appearance

Lot presentation
Caroni 15 years 2000 Velier Millennium One of 1420 - bottled 2015

Cuvée presentation

E3 A rum from the Enmore distillery produced in 1975 and bottled in 2007 by Italian independent bottler Silver Seal as part of the Wildlife series. Aged for 32 years. Enmore, which closed in 1995, was famous for its wooden Coffey still, which is now preserved at Diamond, the country's last distillery. This is a magnum bottling. A limited edition of 60 bottles.

The distillery Caroni

The Caribbean, Trinidad. Distillery closed, site dismantled.

In 1975, under pressure from across the country, the government of Trinidad nationalized a number of companies, including Tate & Lyle, the English giant of sugar production and owner of Caroni Ltd since 1937. The very competitive economic context, however, led to the closure of the island's sugar refineries and the collapse of the molasses production required for the production of rum. In 2001, the government sold its shares in Rum Distillers Ltd (Caroni) to Angostura and closed the distillery in 2002. Caroni Ltd would be definitively liquidated on 31 July 2003. In October 2004, Luca Gargano, the CEO of the Italian spirit distributor Velier and a passionate rum enthusiast and photographer, visited Trinidad to carry out research for a future report. There he found the site abandoned and, within its cellars, a huge stock of barrels, some distilled in 1974. The story of Caroni began in 2005 and the distillery immediately became the subject of lore.

Detailed characteristics

  • Distillery: Caroni
  • Vintage: 2000
  • Bottler: Velier
  • Age: 15 years
  • Appellation: Heavy Rum
  • Country/Region: Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Alcohol percentage: 60 %
  • Volume: 1.5L
  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • State: 1 good appearance
  • Case: Yes
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Color: Brown
Caroni 15 years 2000 Velier Millennium One of 1420 - bottled 2015
Caroni 15 years 2000 Velier Millennium One of 1420 - bottled 2015

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Caroni 15 years 2000 Velier Millennium One of 1420 - bottled 2015

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format