Category: Caribbean Molasses Rum 15+
Product of: Jamaica
Appleton Estate 50 Year Old comprises rums that have been aged for 50 years in several oak casks originally filled and laid down just before Jamaica received its independence in 1962. Only 800 bottles were released when this rum was launched on June 7 2012 at Jamaica House in Kingston, Jamaica. Read more
Sampled on 10/07/2012
Clear, dark mahogany with burnished copper highlights.
Pungent, boat yard oak and varnish with treacle, freshly split vanilla pod, cinnamon, maple and zesty orange marmalade. Faint bitter dark chocolate.
Full bodied, dry oaky palate with treacle, orange marmalade and prune fruit.
Dry, tannic, oaky resinous finish with lingering cinnamon spice. Beware not to over dilute, this very old rum benefits from strength to hold its structure.
Closure: Natural cork stopper