Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum

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Barcode UPC: 5 024576 010008
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum

Produced by: Wray & Nephew (Jamaica) Ltd (Appleton)
Owned by: Gruppo Campari
UK distribution by: Campari UK
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alc./vol: 63%

Proof: 126°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Jamaica Jamaica

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.
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.

Review and Tasting


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.

Overall:

Although very potent, when used correctly Wrap & Nephew's complex bouquet and unique flavour characteristics make it an excellent base for cocktails and a must in punches.

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