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New Spirits Join Worldwide Wines Portfolio

By November 29, 2020Connecticut, Top News

Worldwide Wines added two new exclusive offerings: Drumshanbo Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey and Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum Limited Edition 007. Drumshanbo Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey uses malted Irish barley, unmalted Irish barley and Irish Barra oats to create an elegant single pot still Irish whiskey. Aged primarily in Kentucky bourbon with some sherry oloroso casks, Head Distiller Brian Taft has highlighted the characteristics of this flagship expression as being uniquely creamy and fruity, yet spicy and dry. Chris Blackwell – iconic record-industry executive and inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Jamaican rum maker and owner of late “James Bond” creator Ian Fleming’s former residence, GoldenEye – launched a special Limited Edition 007 release of his Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum, inspired by his family’s time-honored recipe. “James Bond has been a big part of my life, from my childhood lunches with Ian Fleming at GoldenEye to being a location scout on the first movie, ‘Dr. No’ [1962]. It was a pleasure working alongside the ‘No Time to Die’ production team in Jamaica by providing our iconic rum for the set in James Bond’s house, which has made this very special relationship come full circle,” Blackwell said.

“A well-balanced whiskey dances effortlessly between sweet and spicy, possessing a full, well-rounded mouthfeel that lingers lightly on the tongue,” said Drumshanbo Head Distiller Brian Taft.

Blackwell Limited Edition 007 aged, rich and fragrant dark gold rum is “filled with the warmth and sensuality of Jamaica.” The limited-edition rum features an augmented reality experience available via a QR code on the bottle, where maker Chris Blackwell shares life stories, music selections, cocktail recipes and more.

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