Plantation Rum Jamaica Old Reserve 2000

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: 2000

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

This Jamaican rum was distilled by pot still in 2000 and first aged in Jamaica before being shipped to France for a second ageing period in ex-cognac casks.

Cognac Ferraud has long established relationships with some of the Caribbean’s best distilleries due to selling them used cognac casks for ageing rum. Thus Alexandre Gabriel, owner of Cognac Ferrand has over the years sampled many exceptional casks of rum and this led him to start buying the best examples and shipping them back to his cellars in Cognac.

These rums have been aged in their Caribbean distilleries in hot and humid conditions, generally in American ex-whisky casks. After being shipped to Cognac Ferraud’s Château de Bonbonnet the rums are transferred into casks previously used to age cognac and left in Cognac Ferraud’s cool cellars for several months to two years. The result is a range of ‘Plantation’ branded rums from around the Caribbean.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 15/06/2011


Clear, golden amber.


Oily (linseed and fusil) buttery, plantain with dried topical fruit and light oak aromas.


Sweet toffee-apple with buttery oak and lashings of creamy vanilla and floral - almost rosewater notes.


Sweet and orange marmalade sour finish with dry oak garnish.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Plantation Rum Jamaica Old Reserve 2000

Produced by: Maison Ferrand
Owned by: Cognac Pierre Ferrand
UK distribution by: Instil Drinks Co. Ltd
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