Port Mourant PM 1997 Velier 15 Year Old
One of a series of legendary bottlings from the brief but beautiful period (2004-2015) when Velier owned a small stake in Demerara Distillers Ltd (DDL), which afforded Luca Gargano privileged access the warehouses and his pick of casks to bottle. Sadly "The Age of Velier Demerara" has passed but the memory of it lives on, encased in glass.
Distilled in 1997, the casks, marked UPM, were selected by Luca Gargano of Velier in April 2011 after a whopping 15 years of tropical ageing.
Port Mourant distillery closed in the 1950s, and its still was transferred to Uitvlugt where the four barrels in this blend were filled. The Port Mourant double wooden pot still was then moved to Diamond in 2000 when Uitvlugt closed as well.
One of 1,094 bottles.