Plantation rum St Lucia Old Reserve 2003

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: 2003

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

Distilled in St Lucia and initially aged for ten years in bourbon barrels in the Caribbean, this 2003 vintage rum was decanted into French oak ex-cognac casks for a further 18 months aging in the cool cellars of Château Bonbonnet in Ars, Cognac.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 12/07/2014


Clear, golden amber.


Pungent and estery. Currants, pear drops and dried apricots with chamois leather, buttery tobacco leaves with Christmassy spices and faint wisps of smoke.


Medium to full-bodied and very slightly sweet. Vanilla, fruit cake, dried fruit, prunes and overripe banana with tobacco, roasted almond and elegant spice.


Leather, vanilla, tobacco leaves, sweet raisins and nutmeg.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produced by: Maison Ferrand
Owned by: Cognac Pierre Ferrand
UK distribution by: Instil Drinks Co. Ltd
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