Penny Blue XO Rum

Named after the rarest stamp in the world. Produced by the Medine Distillery in Mauritius, and aged an average of seven years.

Travel into the heart of our sugar cane estate and there you will discover the oldest distillery in Mauritius. Medine has been making rum since 1926 and it is here that our limited edition XO Mauritian rum has been matured in Cognac, Whisky and Bourbon casks.
Doug McIvor from Berry Bros. & Rudd, the world's oldest wine and spirit merchant, and Jean Francois Koenig, Master Distiller from Medine Distillery, combine their expertise to select individual casks at the very peak of their maturity.
Created in small batches, each one with its own personality, our rum is bottled on the estate and is, by definition, rare and finite. Penny Blue is always natural in color and is not chill-filtered in order to preserve the heart of the rum.

PENNY BLUE, NAMED AFTER THE WORLD'S RAREST STAMP

Printed in Mauritius in 1847, the Penny Blue stamp immediately became a collector's item because of its inscription. A mistake by the engraver resulted in it reading "Post Office" rather than the usual "Post Paid". From the thousand stamps printed at the time, only twelve are believed to be in existence today. the Penny Blue stamp is as rare and highly collectible as our small batch rum.

Appearance

Deep amber with golden highlights.

Nose

Soft citrus, delicate wood tannins, tropical fruits, orange blossom , rich espresso coffee notes, salted ham with cloves and honey glaze.

Palate

Beautifully balanced, smooth and complex with citrus, tropical fruits, nutty aromas with hints of vanilla.

  • Variety

    Rum
  • Format

    750ml
  • Alcohol Content

    44.1% ABV
  • Supplier

    Berry Bros. & Rudd
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Accolades

  • Gold Medal

    Spirits Business - Rum Masters Awards
    03/01/2014