Plantation Rum Original Dark Overproof

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Plantation Rum Original Dark Overproof

Produced by: Maison Ferrand
Owned by: Cognac Pierre Ferrand
UK distribution by: Instil Drinks Co. Ltd
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alc./vol: 73%

Proof: 146°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

This high proof 73% abv addition to the Plantation range is a blend of 6 month to 2 year-old Trini rums with added caramel colouring. There also a 40% abv bottling of Original Dark in the Plantation range and together these are the only bottlings in the Plantation range not finished in cognac casks.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 13/07/2011

Appearance:

Clear, Indian gold yellow with range highlights.

Aroma:

Bitter apricot and orange marmalade nose with aromas of cherryade, chilli heat, buttery oak and a touch of old-fashioned oil paint.

Taste:

Diluted to approx. 40% abv yields a huge palate with chewy bitter oak, overripe banana, toffee, sweet cherry, well-charred wholemeal toast and vanilla.

Aftertaste:

Burnt toast, bitter toffee, sweet caramel finish.

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