Luca Gargano's passion for rums is recognized worldwide.
For forty years, the Caribbean has been searching for the best rum barrels, focusing on the distillers of the former British colonies that use Pot Still stills.
In 2017 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Velier, the family business, from perfect master blender Luca Gargano created the couvet Velier Royal Navy rum.
Following his motto "In pot still Veritas" he selected rum barrels from the Caroni, Demerara and Jamaicane distilleries produced over a period of time that goes from 1990 to 2005.
The rums used for the Velier Royal Navy blend are:
Rum from the Caroni distillery, Trinitad, aged in the tropics for more than 20 years.
Rum from the Demerara distillery, Guyana, aged in Europe for more than 15 years.
Rum of Pure single Rums, Jamaica, aged in the tropics for more than 12 years.
The average aging is 17.42 years.
The percentages that make up The Rum Velier Royal Navy, the recipe for this rum, are a secret of the Luca Gargano Master Blender.
Velier Royal Navy very old rum has an extraordinary bouquet, with honeyed taste, hints of spices and raisins, concentrated toast and dried fruit, jam of "Vignola", tamarind syrup, candied citrus.
Enveloping on the palate with a distinct sweet sensation in balance with the almond.
Intense warm taste, nose-palate correspondence and very long persistence.
A very limited production, few bottles that will surely be very popular with collectors and enthusiasts.
Immediately this limited edition of rum Velier Royal Navy is among the best rums in the world, the top rum to taste or collect.
We are facing a real masterpiece, a heavy rum of an era that no longer exists, the result of a raw material of indescribable quality selected by the experience of a great master like Luca Gargano.
Velier Royal Navy rum bottles come with an elegant gift box.
Color: intense amber.
Bouquet: Ample and intense, with exotic fruit, sweet citrus fruit and liquorice.
Taste: Warm, soft and enveloping, with great aromatic richness.
The Velier Royal Navy rum can be combined with one of the most classic Partagas cigars, the robust D4 or for the lovers of Italian kentuky with the exceptional Orciolo, the organic cigar of Mastro Tornabuoni.
If you are a fan of slow smoking, we recommend combining this extraordinary Very old Rum Velier with Peterson De Luxe Mixture.