Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum

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Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
5 years

Product of: Product of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia


Admiral Rodney HMS Princessa Rum Named after HMS Princessa, a Spanish vessel captured by the British in 1780 at the battle of Cape St. Vincent and became part of the British fleet. A 70 gun ship, it was captained by Charles Knatchbull with Rear Admiral Francis Samuel Drake aboard and was one of the first ships to engage the French. Product #: 6212 5 stars, based on 1 reviews Rating from 1.0 to 5 £46.25 In stock! Order now!

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Named after HMS Princessa, a Spanish vessel captured by the British in 1780 at the battle of Cape St. Vincent and became part of the British fleet. A 70 gun ship, it was captained by Charles Knatchbull with Rear Admiral Francis Samuel Drake aboard and was one of the first ships to engage the French.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 06/08/2018

Appearance

Clear, deep golden/ mahogany.

Aroma

Toffee banana, baked apple, caramel, treacle, vanilla, apricot, orange oils, drying cut grass, tire rubber, cardamom day clove.

Taste

Medium to full-bodied. Rich but well-balanced with vanilla, caramel/crème brulee, dry toasty oak, nutmeg and cinnamon spice.

Aftertaste

Caramel and mocha coffee dried by lingering oak, cinnamon and nutmeg spice.

Overall

Dry oaky spice balanced and made delicious by rich Chinese toffee banana, burgundy wine-like notes and vanilla with warming Christmassy spice.

Further product information

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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