Category: Rhum vieux (min 3 years old)
Product of: Martinique
‘Dark’ or ‘aged’ (Vieux) appellation rums from Martinique must be stored in cask for at least 3 years. This VSOP, a term with no official meaning in Martinique, is a blend of rums aged for between four and six years. No caramel is added, the rum’s dark hue purely from the casks in which it is aged.
Sampled on 02/02/2012
Clear, dark coppery amber with bright golden highlights.
Woody nose with eucalyptus and roasted coffee beans.
Dry woody palate with hazelnut, milky toffee, honeysuckle and pepperminty freshness.
Long lightly spicy finish with nuts, oak and more milky toffee.
Closure: Natural cork stopper