St. Nicholas Abbey Barbadian 15 Year Old Rum

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about St. Nicholas Abbey 15yo

Produced by: St Nicholas Abbey
UK distribution by: Sip Or Mix
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 15 years

Product of: Product of Barbados Barbados

A blend of pot and column still rums, aged in re-fill bourbon casks at 65% alc./vol for 8 years before being re-blended and re-barrelled into the same casks at bottle strength to continue ageing at the Abbey.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 23/10/2011

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber with bright golden highlights.

Aroma:

Spicy with cinnamon, fresh pine needles, fudge, vanilla and a strong whiff of tobacco.

Taste:

Medium bodied, dried fruity palate with zesty bitter orange, cinnamon, five-spice and linseed oil rubbed nubuck leather.

Aftertaste:

Nutmeg, cinnamon spiced oily leathery finish with enlivening spice.

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