Señor Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez Perez has been involved in the rum world for over five decades. His career began in Cuba with Havanna Club, where he most recently worked as Master Blender and confidant of Fidel Castro. In the early 1990s, he went to Panama, where he created together with Varela Hermanos crafting Ron Abuelo. In the following years, we have a lot of experience with brands and brands. So he worked partly in advisory roles and partly as Master Blender at Grander Rum, Ron de Jeremy, Panama Red, Cana Brava or Selvarey Rum, Zafra u.v.m. With.
At the age of 75, he created his masterpiece, the first rum to bear his name: Origen by Don Pancho. All the flavors you would expect from a good rum are available at Origen. Nothing is too much and nothing too little.
„Origen is a rum, as Rum has to be in my opinion. I have not taken any account of others’ opinions!“ =Don Pancho=