(PRWEB) May 05, 2013
Each year since Miguel Barceló first created Ron Barceló Imperial in 1980, private reserves of this prestigious ten-year-old blended rum were set aside for two years of additional aging. Aged in barrels made from selected cuts of white oak, these reserves, some from the prestigious Bordeaux house of Château d’Yquem, each with different grades of toasting, were blended to create the limited edition Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario in 2011.
Only 9,000 bottles of the Imperial Premium Blend are bottled annually, and of that 9,000 only 600 are allocated to the United States where this truly outstanding Dominican rum was recently introduced.
“We wanted to honor the Barceló family tradition of blending the best preserved collection of naturally aged rum, and celebrate three decades of our signature rum, Barceló Imperial. Getting to the highest grade of excellence and seducing the most discerning tastes of our consumers around the world is our core motivation. We believe creativity is an integral part of rum making and this philosophy is evident in every drop of the Imperial Premium Blend,” states Ron Barceló Brand Ambassador, Roberto Jimenez.
During the extensive aging process, the rum achieves an intense amber color, and the aroma is rich with hints of dried fruits, vanilla and caramel coated chocolate. The taste is that of an exquisitely aged rum with notes of mocha, melted toffee, spiced nuts and crème brulee. The Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario is 43% alcohol by volume. Each bottle is hand-numbered with an engraved wooden display pedestal and comes in an embossed collectable tin, making it a very desirable addition to any serious rum enthusiast’s collection. As a testament to the brand’s outstanding character, it was recently awarded a Double Gold Medal at the 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, a superlative 97 rating by the Beverage Testing Institute of Chicago and was named Best in Class at the 2013 Miami Rum Renaissance Festival.
Ron Barceló Imperial Premium Blend retails for $120.00 per 750ml bottle and is currently available for sale in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. The brand is imported by Shaw-Ross International Importers.
For more information or to request an interview, please visit http://www.ronbarcelo.com or contact Sara Shake of Exposed PR at 954.336.3275 or sara(at)xpsdpr(dot)com.
Ron Barceló was founded by Julian Barceló in 1930 under the name Barceló & Co. in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The brand quickly gained popularity throughout the Dominican Republic, and was soon exported internationally throughout the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas. Today, the company’s world class portfolio of award-winning rums includes Ron Barceló Añejo, Ron Barceló Gran Añejo and Ron Barceló Gran Platinum in addition to Ron Barceló Imperial and Ron Barceló Imperial Premium Blend 30 Anivesario.
Shaw-Ross International Importers was founded in 1968 as a boutique wine and spirits importer representing a handful of brands in the United States. Since then, Shaw-Ross has grown into one of the nation’s leading importers representing twenty eight suppliers from around the world. For more information, visit http://www.shaw-ross.com.