1995 Velier Basseterre Rhum Vieux


A rare oppertunity to sample a Velier Basseterre 1995 Rhum Vieux.

We have liberated this special Velier release from Guadeloupe into 10ml measures making it accessible for everyone.

Bottled at 58.2% ABV and distilled at Montebello distillery in Basse-Terre, the capital of Guadeloupe. This liquid is a blend of Rhum Vieux (old Agricole) and traditional (molasses) rum and aged for 11 years in oak barrels. The distillate was moved into VATS in 2006, stopping maturation. Then, bottled by Velier in 2008 tasting notes of rich spice, with ginger, pepper and a hint of tobacco.



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The Dolomie family founded the Montebello Distillery in 1930, Petit-Bourg is the small village located in the eastern part of Basse-Terre. The distillery remained practically unchanged until it continued to grow in the 70s. Soon to become one of the most active in Guadeloupe. Velier, the Italian importer and distributor sees the value of the Montebello rums, thus, releasing it for everyone to enjoy.