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JAMAICA (HAMPDEN) 1998 18 YEARS OLD 46% - KILL DEVIL

LOT N. 144

WINNING BID
140,00
The result do not include buyer's premium
116,20 GBP *
158,20 USD *
201,60 CAD *
1236,20 HKD *
1443,40 SEK *
215,60 SGD *
221,20 AUD *
4379,20 TWD *
18275,60 JPY *

Ended on 11 JAN 2022

* Exchange rates are referred to the auction ending date

LOT INFORMATION
DISTILLERY
HAMPDEN
AGE
18
VINTAGE
1998
COUNTRY
JAMAICA
CLIMATE AGING
CONTINENTAL
METHOD
MOLASSES
BOTTLE SIZE
70 CL
STRENGTH
46%
NUMBER OF BOTTLES
381
PRODUCTION METHOD
POT STILL
DESCRIPTION

Distilled in 1998, aged 18 years and bottled in 2016 by Edition Spirit.

 

THE BRAND

Hampden Estate is one of the oldest sugar plantations in Jamaica. Founded in the half of the 18th century, the estate passed under the ownership of the Scottish Archibald Sterling in 1753, who built a couple of years later the Great House of Hampden. In the second half of '800, the property passes into the hands of Kelly-Lawson, Justice of the Peace in Trelawny; later on his daughter Ena married, Mr Farquharson, who inherited the estate upon his death. The Farquharson family produced rum until 2003, when the estate, due to financial troubles, became property of the Government controlled Jamaica Sugar Company.

 

In 2009 the Everglades Farms Ltd. owned by the Hussely family acquired the Hampden estate, with the aim of preserving the great tradition of rum distillation and the values of the founding family. Today, after 265 years of production dedicated to confidential trade bottling, Hampden has decided to launch in 2018 its own aged rums on the international scene signing a distribution agreement with Velier.

 

THE BOTTLER

Edition Spirits is an independent bottler company founded in 2010 by Andrew and Scott Laing, the sons of Hunter Laing director and former Douglas Laing founder, Stewart Laing.

 



Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit. Please ensure that you undertake close up viewing/inspection prior to placing any bid. If you have questions beyond the offered description and images, please click 'Ask a question' to make a specific enquiry or to receive more in-depth condition report. Lots will be sold as seen and described.

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