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Yet one more priceless and unobtainable gem from Velier
Being again from “the lifeless” I assumed I’ld begin out with one thing acquainted and someting outdated. So with out additional ado, from the vaults of all the pieces that’s uncommon and nearly forgotten, at the moment I’ve discovered the Velier Blairmont 1991.
I’ve solely heard of two bottlings from the french savalle
nonetheless of Blairmont. This one, and the much more uncommon and illusive Velier
No different Blairmont has been bottled in current reminiscence, so we’re dealing
with one thing very distinctive.
in 1.913 bottles of valuable 56% nectar marked with .
In the event you want extra info on Velier or the stills and heritage of the
Demerara stills, please seek advice from the standard sources of lore. Hyperlinks on the backside.
expression intimately. Everyone knows how they appear.
off white field with navy blue particulars. The blue bins include the standard particulars
about origin, ABV and such trivial particulars wanted to determine the treasure
a heat copper colored liquid, which begs to be twirled.
many, many droplets, which slowly edge in the direction of the floor of the pool of rum
contained in the glass.
hazelnuts and almonds.
mushy, moist pipe tobacco.
pummeled too badly, however it is extremely clear, that this isn’t your common 40%’er.
on the entrance, the place you discover plenty of mushy oaks and caramel.
plenty of apricots, candy oranges, black grapes and ripe bananas.
prickle on the tongue.
with some outdated automobile tires.
does have a tough, tough aspect to it, which I haven’t incountered in lots of different
Velier rums earlier than. Truly the one one I can consider is the Enmore 1995.
fairly upset in regards to the reasonably shortish end dominated by heat, oak spice
is in for a reprise, sweetening issues up a bit. However method too quickly it’s over
and solely a slight peppery sting and distant vapors of caramel is left.
Score and ultimate
brief on the end.
the 63,4% Diamond 1996 and a 73% Cadenheads I attempted just lately. For me that
signifies that the proof is nowhere close to as effectively built-in because it may have
been. Maybe the unique distillate simply wasn’t ok to defend an ABV
You received’t be capable to discover it simply, and if a bottle ought to emerge on eBay or
different related websites, it received’t be low cost, that’s for certain.
at the moment, however in case you discover it for lower than €400 you’re allowed to contemplate
your self a fortunate bastard.
complete lot of different choices. I am not going to recommendation you to get this in any respect prices. There’s loads of different fish within the sea.
strive different issues. Don’t maintain your breath for this one. As a result of earlier than you discover
a bottle, your rum journey might have progressed past these kind of rum
There isn’t any denying the standard of this product, however I really feel
that maybe I’ve grown accustomed to the normally impeccable character of
different Velier merchandise.