A Limited-Edition Velier Masterpiece Celebrating 32 Years of Tropical Aging and Timeless Craftsmanship.
The Skeldon 1973 rum, a rare treasure from Guyana‘s Skeldon Distillery, stands as a testament to traditional distillation techniques and tropical aging. Expertly curated and bottled by Velier, this limited-edition release features just 544 bottles with a robust 60,5% ABV.
Matured for an extraordinary 32 years under tropical conditions, this exquisite rum unveils a rich tapestry of aromas including cocoa, coffee, charred elements, and fruity undertones of blackberry and sugarcane. Revered for its intricate, full-bodied palate that harmonizes tannins, coffee, and subtle sweetness, it has earned accolades from RumX users for its sophisticated balance and depth.
Velier’s Near-Perfect Demerara Elixir with 27 Years of Tropical Mastery.
The Skeldon 1978, another iconic release from Guyana’s Skeldon Distillery, has been meticulously selected and bottled by Velier, marking it as a coveted gem in the rum world. Aged tropically for 27 years, this rare release is limited to just 688 bottles and features a robust ABV of 60,4%. With a complex aroma layered with barrel accents, adhesive undertones, dark esters, and a hint of clove, the rum offers an equally complex taste profile showcasing barrel nuances, roasted elements, licorice, tobacco, and chocolate.
Garnering a remarkable 9.7/10 rating, this well-balanced and long-lasting rum is a near-perfect exemplar of Velier’s Demerara selection, making it a dream bottle for rum connoisseurs.