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Haiti - Heritage : The production technique of Barbancourt rum protected by law
In accordance with article 215 of the Constitution and in application of articles 1 and 2 of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which convention entered into force on December 17, 2009, after its ratification by the Haitian Parliament of a on the one hand, and, in accordance with the letter and the spirit of the decree of October 12, 2005 establishing the Haitian Copyright Office (BHDA) on the other hand, the "Technique of the traditional production of Barbancourt Rum" is now protected by Haitian laws.
Consequently, any commercial exploitation of this technique is subject to the legal provisions governing the matter.
Find out more about Barbancourt :
Since 1862, Maison Barbancourt has produced rums in the image of Haiti, with a diversity of aromas and styles, both subtle and noble.
Whether it is a rum with a rich and aged body, or a light white rum, the Barbancourt distillery offers rums of incomparable character, imbued with the heart of the island.
This particularity, it owes it to its founder, Dupré Barbancourt, originally from Charente (France).
By producing rums from a double distillation usually reserved for the greatest Cognacs, Dupré Barbancourt succeeded in creating a rum of unique quality, with flavors combining authenticity and refinement.
This is how, for more than 150 years, Maison Barbancourt has passed on its unique know-how from generation to generation, a strong legacy of its founder.