Belonging to Havana Club Iconica, a luxury collection of Cuban rums, the exclusive Havana Club 1519 was created to mark the 500th birthday of the city of Havana last November. The high-end brand has an extensive selection of prestige and glamorous rums which form part of its “Iconica” extravagant collection including Havana Club Añejo 15 Años, Havana Club Tributo, Havana Club Unión and Havana Club Máximo Extra Añejo. As one of the best Cuban rums, the Havana Club 1519 showcases high quality and varieties in the style of Cuban rums.
The impressive Havana Club 1519 was one of 138 exclusive bottles donated by distillers and individuals for the auction where 15% commission on top of the hammer price of each sale was contributed to the appeal. The sought-after auction lot was one of 500 bottles released globally to mark Havana’s 500th birthday.
Limited-edition, ultra-prestige rum, and the very rare bottle of Havana Club 1519 reserves to pay tribute to the unrivaled excellence in Cuban Rum production while also showcasing the variety and richness in flavor, colors, and aromas within authentic Cuban rum.
Embodying Cuban culture in all aspects, the Havana Club 1519 rum which coincided with the momentous anniversary celebrations across the city. It is used to make a traditional Cuban cocktail, a mojito that is made up of a refreshing combination of lime, sugar, and mint alongside white rum and sparkling water. It is still one of the most popular drinks in Havana, which is no surprise as it is made with some of the best rum in the world.
According to Havana Club Primer Maestro Juan Carlos González: “Havana Club 1519 is a product I feel deeply proud of. It is the outcome of decades of a long development process and has an unparalleled sensory profile. These exclusive bottles encapsulate the extraordinary heritage of the city.”
As a symbol of Cuban heritage, the Havana Club 1519 is an intense rum that carries rare notes of wood, honey, and tobacco. It also possesses a delicate scent nuanced with fruity notes and tropical hints of vanilla, coconut, and cocoa. Havana Club 1519 comes presented in a striking dark wooden box, with enchanting golden doors that echo the baroque ironwork found amongst the glorious architecture of historic Havana Vieja.
Source: Upscale Living & Lux Review