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West Indies Dark Rum Samaroli 49.0 abv 1948 (1 BT75)

Lot Closed

October 21, 01:50 PM GMT


6,000 - 7,500 GBP

Lot Details


West Indies Dark Rum Samaroli 49.0 abv 1948

Distilled in 1948, bottled in 1991, bottle no. 210 of 800, ullage: mid/high shoulder, labels slightly worn

When discussing this bottle, Samaroli has been quoted as saying “The 1948 West Indies Rum was the best spirit in my career. An infinity of aromas and flavours. Now rum is the future”

95 Points Whiskyfun

1 bt 75cl (nop)

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, CORSHAM Offered In Bond Available Duty Paid

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