Kingston, Jamaica – The Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum range has walked away with THREE Grand Gold Medals and an International High Quality Trophy medal at the 2013 Monde Selection Awards – and Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum scooped a further Grand Gold Medal..
Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum, Appleton Estate Reserve Jamaica Rum and Appleton Estate Extra 12 Year Old Jamaica Rum, along with Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum were the top brands that were awarded Grand Gold Medals in the 2013 Monde Selection International Institute for Quality in Brussels, equaling the company’s record breaking results in 2012. Appleton Special Jamaica Rum was also awarded a prestigious Gold Medal.
“We are proud that Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has once again been recognised by the Monde Selection Committee,” says Paul Henriques, Managing Director of J. Wray & Nephew Limited, proprietors of the Appleton Estate and Wray & Nephew rums. “These awards are a testament to the commitment of our team and their expertise in consistently producing premium rums of the exceptionally high quality.
“We are also naturally very proud of our Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum which, in addition to being awarded a Grand Gold Medal, was also honoured by the Monde Selection Committee with an International High Quality Trophy for consistently turning in Gold and Grand Gold Medal performances at the awards. These awards confirm our Company’s position as a principal player in growing the international premium rum category.”