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Velier Foursquare Patrimonio Cask Strength Barbados Rum (700ml)

$399. 00 Bottle
$4788.00 Dozen
ABV: 58%
A new Velier made in collaboration with the renowned Richard Seale of the Foursquare Rum Distillery. 'Patrimonio' means ‘Heritage’, although the reference here isn't clear, you'd guess it's to do with the production: Copper double retort pot still and traditional coffey still rums distilled in 2004 and bottled in 2019 were entirely matured in the tropics, initially in ex-bourbon barrels before being transferred to first fill ex-Oloroso Sherry barrels for a further four years. Nothing has been added. Extremely limited stocks.

Tasting note: [15ml sample] Bright topaz. Redolent of hot cross buns, banana cake and raw sugar with a strong cinnamon accent, this is pure and intense delivering a medium dry attack of sticky-date pudding and plantain flavours. Caney and spiced-up to finish, the aftertaste turns mildly fruity (ripe banana(?) with the sugars recovering late. A beauty, but give it time to show its best. Non chill filtered. 6000 bottles. 58% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... Patrimonio for me, is the one that can rival the experience of the legend that is 2006. A faultless display of rum making utilising traditional techniques and perfectly employing the heritage associated with historical maturation of Rum in Barbados. All of this is being done in a fully compliant manner with the proposed Barbados Rum GI which some are calling stifling and a barrier to innovation…..Amazing eh… - Steven James and Rum Diaries Blog 2019