Plantation rum St Lucia Old Reserve 2003

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alc./vol:
43%

Proof:
86°

Vintage:
2003

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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

Appearance

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma

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

Taste

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

Aftertaste

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

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