Hacienda Santa Teresa

Status:
Operational

Established:
1896

Owner:
Not supplied

Capacity:
18 million litres

Visitor policy:
Not generally accessible

Tel:
Not supplied

Address:
El Consejo,
Municipio Revenga,
Estado Aragua,
ZP 2118
Venezuela

In 1796 the Count of Tovar founded the Hacienda Santa Teresa sugar cane plantation in Aragua, one of the most fertile valleys in central Venezuela. Rum was first produced here 100 years later in 1896 with the Ron Santa Teresa brand name first registered in 1909, only the third trademark to be registered in Venezuela.

Santa Teresa harvest some 45 tons of sugar cane and 1,500 tons of coffee quintals annually. The estate is home to one of the most up to date distilleries in Latin America, capable of producing 18 million litres of rum a year. Santa Teresa are true 'estate rums' with cane harvested, distilled and bottled on the estate.

They make

Santa Teresa Rhum Orange Liqueur image

Santa Teresa Rhum Orange Liqueur

This orange liqueur is made by macerating Valencia oranges in Venezuelan rum which has been aged for two years in ex-bourbon barrels.

Arakú Ron y Café Liqueur image

Arakú Ron y Café Liqueur

Arakú is a rum-based coffee liqueur named after Venezuela's State of Aragua, home to the Santa Teresa distillery. The rums used in the blend are aged for two years in ex-bourbon casks.

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Santa Teresa 1796

Launched in 1996 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the establishment of Santa Teresa. This molasses rum is a blend of pot distilled and column distilled rums which have been aged using a solera aging process, thus the rums are said to have an average age of around 15-years-old.

Santa Teresa Añejo Gran Reserve Rum image

Santa Teresa Añejo Gran Reserve Rum

In both domestic and most export markets, this is Santa Teresa's flagship rum. Distilled from fermented Venezuelan molasses produced from sugar cane harvested on the distillery's own estate. Santa Teresa Añejo is aged for up to five years in oak casks, mainly ex-bourbon barrels.

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Santa Teresa Selecto

A blend of pot distilled (heavy) and column distilled (light) rums made from fermented Venezuelan molasses produced using sugar cane harvested on the distillery's own estate. The rums in the blend are aged between three and ten years in oak casks, mainly ex-bourbon barrels.

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Santa Teresa Bicentenario

Launched in 1996 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Santa Teresa and named in honour of the brand's founder, Alberto J. Vollmer. This molasses rum is a blend of pot and column distilled rums which have been aged using a solera system. Annual production is limited to just 1,000 bottles.

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Santa Teresa Claro Rum

Distilled from fermented Venezuelan molasses, Claro is aged for two years in ex-bourbon casks and then lightly charcoal filtered prior to bottling, a process which removes some of the colour imparted by aging.

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