You can't expect to get a good rum for nothing. The process to make the alcohol takes many years, and the finer the run, the longer the process. But then there's Legacy by Angostura, which is more expensive than any other rum on the market—It's valued at $25,000 a bottle.
So what exactly are you getting when you purchase a bottle of Legacy? For one, the culmination of six years of work on the part of the people at Angostura. The master blenders who came up with the variation have 50 years of combined experience and they poured all of that into Legacy. The alcohol is also made up of seven of the rarest and most precious rums previously available (the youngest is aged at 17 years old). Each rum is aged in a 200-liter American Oak bourbon cask that was only used once.
"Legacy by Angostura is the ultimate expression of Angostura rum," say John Georges, master distiller at Angostura. "We set out to create the greatest sipping rum ever produced and we believe we have achieved something that is both unique and unequalled."
Each bottle of Legacy rum, along with a stopper and decanter, is packaged in a deluxe presentation box designed by none other than the jeweler to the Prince of Wales, Asprey of London. Each pack represents 56 combined hours of work.
Need an excuse to pick up this extravagant bottle? National Rum Day (August 16) is just around the corner!