Scandinavian rum lands in Australia

23 July, 2018 by Andy Young

Danish producer and independent bottler, 1423 World Class Spirits is bringing its range of premium rums to Australia, with all products being imported by Ald Wines Pty Ltd.

Since 1423 was established in 2008 the company has developed and released three rum brands, each with multiple expressions that will be available to Australian liquor retailers.

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The Ron Esclavo brand is a solera rum from the Dominican Republic blended by Oliver y Oliver, comprising four age statement rum and one cask strength bottling. There is also the Compañero with three expressions and finally the S.B.S line.

S.B.S, stands for Single Barrel Selection and offers a range of single cask expressions from various rum producing countries, with 15 bottlings currently available.

In addition 1423 has released a rum tasting calendar, named 24 Days of Rum, which contains 24 mini bottles of rum, each 20ml, as well as a tasting glass and a tasting notes booklet.

1423 CEO, Thomas Vogensen, said: “Rum is producer in more than 60 countries around the world With the 24 Days of Rum calendar, we aim to reach as many styles as possible, and we consider this calendar to be a rum school where you will find both renowned brands and unknown gems, that can only be experienced in this calendar.”

Having been originally created for the Danish market, the 24 Days of Rum calendar is now available in more than 20 countries, and will be part of the package of 1423 products made available in Australia.