No age statement
Category: Caribbean Molasses O.P. Rum
Product of: 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.
Sampled on 13/07/2011
Clear, Indian gold yellow with range highlights.
Bitter apricot and orange marmalade nose with aromas of cherryade, chilli heat, buttery oak and a touch of old-fashioned oil paint.
Diluted to approx. 40% abv yields a huge palate with chewy bitter oak, overripe banana, toffee, sweet cherry, well-charred wholemeal toast and vanilla.
Burnt toast, bitter toffee, sweet caramel finish.
Closure: Natural cork stopper