Legacy by Angostura Rum

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Billed as being “the world’s most expensive rum” (US$25,000), Legacy was released in 2012 to celebrate 50 years of Trinidad & Tobago’s independence. A blend of 7 rums, the youngest being 17 years old, married and finished in a first-fill ex-bourbon barrel and presented in an Asprey crystal decanter.

Just 20 decanters of the hand-blown crystal decanters were made by Asprey of London, each presented in a red calf leather wrapped, silk-lined wooden case. The decanter itself is elegant and understated but this is topped by an ornate sterling silver stopper depicting a butterfly on a cane leaf. (The decanter is sealed with a driven cork for shipping.)

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 04/04/2013

Appearance:

Clear, deep mahogany amber with hints of auburn.

Aroma:

Dried raisony fruit – particularly dates, tropical fruit and madeira cake with vanilla, clove and cinnamon.

Taste:

Brown sugar, dried fruit, dry oak and spice with madeira cake, cinnamon and notes of amaretto and espresso.

Aftertaste:

Blackened lightly spiced fruitcake with citrus zest and oak.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Legacy by Angostura

Produced by: Angostura Ltd
Owned by: Angostura Holdings Limited
UK distribution by: Amber Beverage UK

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