A Little History On The Rum Longuteau
Longueteau rum is an agricultural rum produced in Sainte-Marie, district of the municipality of Capesterre-Belle-Eau in Guadeloupe in the French West Indies
The Longueteau distillery was founded by Henri Longueteau in 1895 on the “Domaine du Marquisat” in Sainte-Marie by the exploitation of the surrounding sugar cane fields. In 1927, Henri Longueteau (son) succeeds his father, then Henri-Henri Longueteau Henry’s eldest son, takes over the distillery in 1988. In 2005, it is François Longueteau, fourth son of Paul-Henri, who bought from his father the entire Domaine du Marquisat.
Since 1895, the distillery Longueteau is the oldest still active distillery in Guadeloupe distilled agricultural rums under the name Longueteau. The production currently includes four white rums, one amber rum, one spicy rum and four old rums, as well as many fruit punches
Agricultural white rum Longueteau 40 °, 50 °, 55 ° and 62 °;
Amber agricultural rum Longueteau (18 months) 40 ° and 40 ° “Spicy”;
Old agricultural rum Longueteau VS (3 years); VSOP (4 years); XO (6 years old) and “Cuvée 120 ans”.