Appleton Estate 21 Year Old

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5024576007008
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Appleton Estate 21 Year Old

Produced by: Wray & Nephew (Jamaica) Ltd (Appleton)
Owned by: Gruppo Campari
UK distribution by: Campari UK
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alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 21 years

Product of: Product of Jamaica Jamaica

A blend of Jamaican runs distilled from fermented molasses and aged for at least 21 years. First launched in 1996, Appleton 21-year-old received a package upgrade in April 2012 and is now presented in a decanter-style bottle.
Appleton Estate 21-year-old is a once-a-year limited release sold on an allocation basis and each bottle is numbered.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 30/04/2012

Appearance:

(bottled in 2011 No. 29819) Clear, coppery bronze amber.

Aroma:

Candied, pungent dried apricot and passion fruit with banoffee pie, fudge, raisons, burnt/blacked fruit cake and nutmeg spiced oak and grilled almond.

Taste:

Full bodied, burnt fruit cake, leather, passion fruit juice concentrated to the point of being sour with bitter spiced oak, Demerara sugar and root ginger.

Aftertaste:

Sour, tart, citrusy, tropical fruit with lingering tannic oak, tar and tobacco ash.

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