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Mount Gay Distilleries and Historical Mount Gay Plantation Unite

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Mount Gay Distilleries purchased the historical Mount Gay plantation to pursue the creation of luxury ‘terroir’ rum and keep sharing the true story of rum.

About Mount Gay

mount gay rum 1703The story begins with a legal deed dated from 20th of February 1703 confirming the existence of a “pot still house” on their sugar cane Estate in Barbados, establishing Mount Gay as the World’s oldest rum producer. Their distillery name honours the pioneering Sir John Gay who perfected the distinctive Mount Gay style. Only the finest sugar cane molasses and pure water filtered through the coral heart of the island are selected to create Mount Gay rums. Perpetuating a long-standing Barbadian tradition for more than 310 years, Mount Gay rums are handcrafted from a blend of single column and double copper pot distillates and matured in toasted oak barrels, delivering aromatic, flavourful taste, body and refined character.

About the Mont Gay Plantation Acquisution

Mount Gay Distilleries has acquired a 134-hectare land around its distillery, in the Northern Parish of St Lucy, Barbados. That very land was the original, 18th Century historical domain, once managed by Sir John Gay Alleyne.

This purchase finally reunites the historical sugar cane plantation with its original distillery, as it used to be more than three centuries ago. Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet, CEO of the Rémy Cointreau Group, “we saw this unique opportunity as a sign to pursue our goal to create a true luxury rum brand. Here in Barbados, we now gather together all the elements to foster the legacy of Mount Gay Distilleries: authenticity, history and terroir, with a single-estate rum, a genuine Barbados historical “château”. This is just the start of another exciting adventure for Mount Gay Distilleries and Rémy Cointreau.” For more information visit www.mountgayrum.com/

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