No age statement
Closure: Natural cork stopper
Product of: 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.
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.