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Caroni 1996 20 Year Old 35th Release

Caroni 1996 20 Year Old 35th Release
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Winning bid: £210.00
Lot number: 089-3068

Established in 1918 as a single estate distillery in Trinidad and Tobago, Caroni owned and self-supplied its own sugar cane crop and operating at near full capacity until 1993. Unfortunately, due to industry consolidation, the distillery closed in 2002 and was almost lost to history when Luca Gargano from Italy happened upon the boarded up distillery in 2004. After learning about its sad fate and that the warehouse was still full of barrels, Luca spent the next few years ensuring the barrels were sold and bottled so that we can enjoy this fantastic - and now very collectable - rum today.

This is the 35th release of their 20 year old. With the angels taking an unbelievably greedy share of 85%, there's not much of this precious liquid left for us mortals.

Distilled: 1996

Bottled: 2016

Age: 20 Years Old

70.1% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 3038 bottles released

Please note wear to carton

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 89th Auction (August 24 – September 2, 2018)
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