Switzerland

Fassbind AG, Oberarth

Old Trinidad Rum 1991
Old Trinidad Rum 1991
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Old Venezuelan Rum 1992
Old Venezuelan Rum 1992
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Old Trinidad Rum 1991
Old Trinidad Rum 1991
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Old Guadeloupe Rum 1992
Old Guadeloupe Rum 1992
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Old Venezuelan Rum 1992
Old Venezuelan Rum 1992
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Old Barbados Rum 1995
Old Barbados Rum 1995
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Old Trinidad Rum 1996
Old Trinidad Rum 1996
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Old Aguardiente de Caña Rum 1996
Old Aguardiente de Caña Rum 1996
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History

It was in the year 1846 that Gottfried Fassbind I. founded the "Alte Urschwyzer" distillery in Oberarth. More than 160 years ago this descendant of Dutch coopers who had emigrated to Switzerland in the 13th century thus laid the foundation for what is now Switzerland’s oldest distillery.

Since then the original craft of master distiller has been passed down through five generations. In the best family tradition and in the unmistakable, original spirit of the founder. Here’s a brief anecdote from the early days:

When in 1860 the Canton of Schwyz planned to drive a road through the family’s magnificent cherry plantation, Gottfried Fassbind put up successful resistance. A tight, almost right-angled bend – referred to by locals as the "cherry brandy twist" – bears witness to this determined attitude.

What Gottfried I. Fassbind I already exemplified a century-and-a-half ago still characterises the fine schnapps produced by the Fassbind distillery today. These are time-honoured Swiss values such as quality and tradition, firmly rooted in nature.

From Kirsch to Vieille Poire, from robust Pflümli to Brut de Fût Pomme, all fine schnapps from Fassbind bring a breath of Switzerland on to the table. Fruit and berries cultivated in Switzerland are supplied by local fruit farmers and are carefully sorted and processed by us in our distillery using traditional methods. We thus create the basis for the high-class schnapps which have been awarded gold medals over the years, for example by Napoleon III.

Original, authentic properties are the characteristic features of fruit brandies from Fassbind. Today, just as 160 years ago.

[Source: Company's web site, cit. 2013]


Here are full texts from the labels

ch_2: The Secret Treasures; The Secret Treasures of the Caribbean; Old Trinidad Rum; This Rum was Originally Distilled by Caroni Distillery, 1991; 70 cl;Bottled 2000; 40% vol

ch_5: The Secret Treasures; The Secret Treasures of the Caribbean; Old Venezuelan Rum; This Rum was Originally Distilled by Pampero Distillery, 1992; 70 cl;Bottled 2002; 42% vol

ch_3: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Trinidad Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1991 at Caroni Distillery, Trinidad; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1991; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003

ch_7: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Guadeloupe Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1992 at Gardel Distillery, Guadeloupe; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1992; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003

ch_1: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Venezuela Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1992 at Pampero Distillery, Venezuela; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1992; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003

ch_4: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Barbados Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1995 at West Indies Distillery, Barbados; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1995; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003

ch_6: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Trinidad Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1996 at Caroni Distillery, Trinidad; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1996; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003

ch_8: The Secret Treasures; Rare & Exceptional Single Cask Old Aguardiente de Caña Rum; This Product was Originally Distilled in the year 1996 at Sancti Spiritus Distillery, Cuba; Carefully by Fassbind of Switzerland for the collection of The Secret Treasures; Date of Distilletion 1996; 42% vol; 70 dl; Bottled August 2003


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