Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille

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Rum-Etiketten

Crystal Superior - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt108)
Crystal Superior

Crystal Superior

99 x 148 mm (3.9" x 5.8")
Crystal White Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt29)
Crystal White Rum

Crystal White Rum

84 x 91 mm (3.3" x 3.6")
White Star Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt34)
White Star Rum

White Star Rum

110 x 123 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
White Star Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt59)
White Star Rum

White Star Rum

101 x 128 mm (4" x 5")
Ferdi's Trinidad Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt107)
Ferdi's Trinidad Rum

Ferdi’s Trinidad Rum

107 x 124 mm (4.2" x 4.9")
Ferdi's Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt16)
Ferdi's Rum

Ferdi’s Rum

110 x 122 mm (4.3" x 4.8")
Ferdi's Premium Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt18)
Ferdi's Premium Rum

Ferdi’s Premium Rum

110 x 123 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
Vat 19 White Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt27)
Vat 19 White Rum

Vat 19 White Rum

116 x 146 mm (4.6" x 5.7")
Vat 19 White Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt60)
Vat 19 White Rum

Vat 19 White Rum

114 x 141 mm (4.5" x 5.5")
19 Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt74)
19 Rum

19 Rum

110 x 124 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
Vat 19 Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt113)
Vat 19 Rum

Vat 19 Rum

109 x 123 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
Vat 19 Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt21)
Vat 19 Rum

Vat 19 Rum

110 x 124 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
19 Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt22)
19 Rum

19 Rum

110 x 124 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
Vat 19 Trinidad Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt24)
Vat 19 Trinidad Rum

Vat 19 Trinidad Rum

100 x 148 mm (3.9" x 5.8")
19 Gold Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt28)
19 Gold Rum

19 Gold Rum

111 x 149 mm (4.4" x 5.9")
Vat 19 Golden Trinidad Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt_6)
Vat 19 Golden Trinidad Rum

Vat 19 Golden Trinidad Rum

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Black Label Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt33)
Black Label Rum

Black Label Rum

109 x 124 mm (4.3" x 4.9")
Black Original Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt115)
Black Original Rum

Black Original Rum

109 x 123 mm (4.3" x 4.8")
Puncheon Rum - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt36)
Puncheon Rum

Puncheon Rum

111 x 123 mm (4.4" x 4.9")

Meine vollen Rumflaschen

Fernandes Silver - Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Laventille (tt~3)
Fernandes Silver

Fernandes Silver


Geschichte

The 19th century saw Europe entwined with revolutions both political and commercial. The Fernandes family, like many natives of the Portuguese island of Madeira were affected by the Mildew Epidemic of 1852 that devastated 90 percent of all the grapes on the island. In 1873 fate dealt another blow when a vine pest, Phylloxera Vastatrix completely destroyed the remaining plants. By 1880 Manuel Fernandes left the island in search of a better life and the New World, the Americas, held the promise and hopes that such immigrants longed for. Many stopped in the West Indies, enticed by the warm climate and bright skies looked no further and made their homes. Manuel Fernandes arrived in Port of Spain with his wife and two sons aged five and eight years old. Trinidad, already a melting pot of settlers from Europe, Africa, India, the Middle East and China all calling this land their home. A unique culture was developing in this British Colony.

It was a time of uncertainty and trial and hard work was the order of the day. Manuel settled at 25 Henry Street and soon established an import business of wines and spirits. By 1895 Manuel and his family became neutralised British and his first son Joseph Gregorio was eventually to transform the business into the international organisation that we know today.

It was not long before Manuel F. Distinguished himself with the award of a gold medal for Fernandes Old Rum at the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1905. For twenty five years the Fernandes brands developed in stature gaining more and more ground in the marketplace, under the diligent direction of son Joseph Gregorio and his brother in law Joao Ferreira, a master blender. It was during this period that Joao Ferreira earned himself his reputation, winning medals for blending white rums and Wormwood Bitters at an International Exhibition in New Zealand in 19...

Just two years after the loss of his father Joseph Bento and Joao Ferreira seized an opportunity that presented itself after the fire of 1932, a fire that destroyed the Government Rum Bond. Fernandes & Co., acquired the fire sale stocks of rum for blending at a good price and on discovering that the spirit had been distilled thirteen years earlier called it "1919" AGED RUM, it was the forerunner of the most successful of the Fernandes brands for thirty years with the named changed to Vat 19 when the original stocks ran out.

Joseph Bento was weary of being tied to the sugar estates for his supply of raw material. In 1933 he acquired from Henderson Forres Park sugar estate at Claxton Bay. It took J.B. eight years of tremendous sacrifice and toil, mortgaging every possession and with the added burden of an onerous loan from Gordon Grant & Co., to rebuild the derelict Forres Park into an efficient and productive factory, eventually achieving 8.2 tons of cane to 1 ton of sugar. Scores not attainable today. Meanwhile Joseph Bento tinkered with the wooden still he knew was in the Forres Park compound and practised his hand at distilling and making rums that would be the foundation of his next venture.

The Second World War saw J.B. busy between Henry Street and Forres Park but not so busy that he forgot his countrymen at war in Europe. He decided to send all Trinidad Air Servicemen a monthly ration of a bottle of Fernandes Vat 19 rum. A small gesture he felt but one that unexpectedly, and in his eyes undeservedly, earned him admiration.

In the late 1940's Joseph Bento had planned to build a new and modern distillery, to this end he acquired land at Morvant junction from Mendes and spent as much draining and filling as he had on purchasing this swampy tract.

[Die Quelle: Website der Gesellschaft, zitiert 2003]

José Gregorio Fernandes, born in Sao Gonçalo, 13 February 1876
Arrived 8 November 1914
Son of Manuel Fernandes and Sabina Fernandes, and father of Joseph Bento and others
Retail spirit merchant, construction, motor agency
Fernandes & Co., Cor. (27) Henry & Queen Sts., P.O.S., est. 1920-1930 (now *Fernandes Distillers)

[Die Quelle: Portuguese of the West Indies, zitiert 2003]

Company is owned by Angostura Holdings Ltd.

[Die Quelle: Caribbean Money Market Brokers, zitiert 2003]


Hier finden Sie die Beschreibung der Etiketten

tt108: Trinidad White Rum; Fernandes; Crystal Superior; 26 2/3 Fl. Ozs.; Fernandes (Distillers) Ltd., West Indies

tt29: Fernandes; Crystal White Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 375 ml; 43% alc/vol

tt34: Fernandes; White Star Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 750 ml; 43% alc/vol

tt59: Fernandes; Imported Rum; White Star; Importe Rhum; 1.14 l; 40% alc./vol.; Distilled and blended by - distille et melange par Fernandes Distillers, Trinidad, West Indies; Product of Trinidad; Produit of Trinidad; Return for refund where applicable; Consigne la ou la loi le prescrit

tt107: Ten Years old Ferdi's Trinidad Rum; 26 2/3 Fl. Ozs.; Distilled and Bottled by Fernandes (Distillers) Ltd., Trinidad, W. I.; Product of Trinidad

tt16: Fernandes; Uniquely Premium Matured Ferdi's Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; 750 ml; 43% alc./vol; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies

tt18: 757 ml; 43% alc/vol; Ferdi's Premium Rum; Product of Trinidad; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies

tt27: Fernandes; Vat 19 White Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 750 ml; 43% alc/vol

tt60: Fernandes; Vat 19 White Rum - Rhum blanc; Distilled and blended by - distille et melange par Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies; 1.14 litres; 40% alc./vol.; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Produit of Trinidad & Tobago

tt74: Fernandes; 19 Rum; product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 750 ml; 40% alc./vol.

tt113: Fernandes; Vat 19 Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 1 l; 40% alc/vol

tt21: Fernandes; Vat 19 Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 1 l; 43% alc/vol

tt22: Fernandes; 19 Rum; Product of Trinidad; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 750 ml; 40% alc/vol

tt24: Product of Trinidad; Vat 19 Trinidad Rum; Distilled and Blended by Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies; 37.5% vol; 75 cl. e; Bottled under licence for Fernandes Distillers Wiliam Walker and Company, Paisley, Scolan

tt28: Fernandes; 19 Gold Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies; 1000 ml; 40% alc/vol

tt_6: Product of Trinidad; Vat 19 Golden Trinidad Rum; A golden rum distilled from famous Trinidad sugar cane matured in old oak barrels capturing the character that is the carnival spirit of Trinidad. 37.5% vol; 70 cl e; Distilled ans Bottled by Fernandes Distillers Distillers, Trinidad, West Indies

tt33: Fernandes; BL; Black Label Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; 750 ml; 43% alc/vol; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies

tt115: Export Label; Fernandes; BL; Original Rum; Product of Trinidad & Tobago; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies; 750 ml; 40% alc/vol;

tt36: Forres Park Puncheon Rum; Not less than 75% alc/vol; 750 ml; Fernandes Distillers (1973) Ltd., Trinidad, W.I.

tt~3: Fernandes Silver; Aged 3 Years; Premium Rum; 38% vol; 70 cl / 700 ml e; Product of Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

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