Product of: Guadeloupe
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Distilled from sugar cane juice harvested in 1998, aged for 12 years in recharged ex-bourbon, ex-cognac and ex-Scotch casks, St Bath Hors d'âge rum was bottled unfiltered in March 2011. Sealed with black wax covered cork stopper this is a limited edition of only 2,000 numbered bottles.
Sampled on 16/10/2011
(bottle N0. 0174) Clear, chestnut brown amber with burnished copper highlights.
Dried apricot nose with pronounced nubuck leather and touch of apricot jam.
Dry yet richly fruity palate with more dried apricot, brazil nuts, toasted almond and orange marmalade, Christmas pudding fruit, nutmeg and warm cinnamon spice.
The long finish kicks off with oaky slightly barbeque smoke tannins and fades with Christmas cake fruit and gentle nutmeg and cinnamon spice.
Closure: Wax-sealed synthetic cork stopper