Rathlee Golden Barrel Aged Rum

Difford's Guide

Difford's Guide Certification

Certificate
Artisan crafted

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Composition

C02 injected? No

Wood maturation

Type of wood used for main maturation: American Ex. Bourbon
Type of vessel used for main maturation: American Standard Barrel (ASB) 180 - 200 Ltrs
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 3 years

Certificate
Artisan crafted

Rathlee’s Rum is produced using column stills in an undisclosed distillery in Latin America and is then shipped in charred white American oak ex-bourbon barrels to Cornwall where it is blended with Cornish water.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 04/07/2018

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden.

Aroma:

Nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper spice, toasty oak, buttery vanilla and passion fruit.

Taste:

Light-bodied. Spicy dry toasty oak, brazil nut and bitter chocolate are mellowed with rich vanilla and light tropical fruitiness.

Aftertaste:

Lightly honeyed black pepper spice, vanilla and faint tropical fruit.

Overall:

Light-bodied with dry toasty oak and enlivening spice, mellowed by light vanilla and tropical fruit.

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