Duquesne & Co L.P.

Rhum Duquesne & Co 1980s.

Rhum Blanc Agricole, Martinique

Provenance: Besch Cannes, 12/29/2016

Duquesne is one of the oldest brands of rum from Martinique and is named after a French admiral who landed on the island in the 18th century. Like most, if not all, other Martinique rums, Duquesne is an Agricole Rhum distilled from fresh sugarcane juice, giving the spirit a noticeably aromatic quality and flavor.

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Size 70 cl
Vintage Non-vintage
Alcohol 50.0 %
Button No button
Classification Blanc
Fill level High neck
Packaging No casing
Region Martinique


For a spirit made from sugar, rhum has been a favorite concoction of the “old salts” of the world’s navies and merchant fleets for hundreds of years. By happy coincidence for British sailors, England captured Jamaica in 1655, just about the time rhum was first being distilled in the Caribbean. Captains began allotting their shipmates rations of rhum and lime juice. The juice warded off scurvy and the alcohol killed the bacteria that often made the ships’ water supply questionable.

Duquesne & Co L.P.

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