Trinidad 'Remember' Moon Import Reserve

Lot: 143011
Trinidad 'Remember' Moon Import Reserve Rum
Trinidad 'Remember' Moon Import Reserve Rum
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Winning Bid: £95

Trinidad 'Remember' Moon Import Reserve

Distillery:
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Age:
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Vintage:
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Region:
Triniadad
Bottler:
Moon Import
Cask Type:
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Bottle Strength:
45%
Bottle Size:
70cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Trinidad 'Remember' Moon Import Reserve

Moon Import was founded by Pepi Mongiardino in 1980. Heeding the advice of the late, great, Silvano Samaroli, he opted to be "free from the big companies," and became the official distributor for Islay's Bruichladdich, and later Tamnavulin and Tullibardine, preferring however to procure casks from private owners. Mongiardino bottled his first whisky in 1982, titled the Half Moon series. Always beautifully labelled, Pepi is acclaimed for designing the packaging for Moon Import bottles himself, using images found in old books. The famous Birds, Animals, Costumes and Sea series were all labelled using pictures he discovered in an 18th century German encyclopaedia. These iconic designs, coupled with the quality of the liquid saw Moon Import steadily grow in popularity, and with the help of Intertrade founder, Nadi Fiori, they exported their first bottles to Japan in 2001.

This patent still rum produced in Trinidad was personally selected by Pepi Mongiardino and bottled by Moon Import in 2016. Since the closure of the now legendary Caroni distillery, Trinidad Distillers is now the only rum producer on the island.

Part of the "Remember" series which featured four rums - Barbados, Guyana Jamaica and Trinidad - all adorned with lusciously colourful depictions of exotic bird life, created by long-time collaborator, the artist Nadia Pini.

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