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Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum

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alc./vol:
63%

Proof:
126°

Bin no:
BWS000157

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
Unaged

Closure:
Screw / Stelvin cap

Website:
www.rum.co.uk

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Wray & Nephew is the world's top selling high strength rum and a staple in almost every Jamaican household. Fondly known as "Whites" it is used as part of medicine, ritual and everyday living, and accounts for over 90% of all rum consumed in the country. READ MORE

Made by Wray & Nephew, the oldest distiller in Jamaica which was founded by a Scotchman, Charles John Wray. He settled in Jamaica in the early 1800s and first blended rums at his tavern in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica, in 1825. He soon started bottling his blends to sell to other tavern keepers on the Island and in 1862 won three gold medals at the London International Exhibition. During this year he also formed a partnership with his nephew, Charles James Ward, and the business became John Wray & Nephew.

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Tasting Notes

Sampled on 19/08/2012

Appearance: Crystal clear.
Aroma: Pungent, fruity estery aroma with rich molasses, pineapple, overripe banana, orange zest and desiccated coconut.
Taste: Firey palate. Beyond the heat pleasing flavours of caramel and nut garnished molasses emerge. The palate continues to grow and open with banana, tropical fruit and passion fruit.
Aftertaste: The long fiery finish starts bitter and eventually fades through fruity notes. Although strong, when used correctly its complex bouquet and unique flavour characteristics make it an excellent base for cocktails and a must in punches.

Produced By...

Name
Wray & Nephew (Jamaica) Ltd (Appleton)

Status
Operational

Established
1749

Capacity
Not supplied

Visitor Policy
Not generally accessible

Telephone
Not supplied

Address
Appleton Estate
Siloah
St. Elizabeth
Jamaica

Owned By...

Name:

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. (Gruppo Campari)

Tel:

+39 02 62 251 +39 02 62 251

Address:

Via Franco Sacchetti 20
Sesto San Giovanni
20099
Italy

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Represented By...

J. Wray & Nephew (UK) Ltd
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