— PLANTATION BARBADOS 2002 —

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TROPICAL : ELEGANT AND EXOTIC
 

It is said that the first trace of rum distillation dates back to 1651 on the island of Barbados. The vintage Plantation is a perfect example of rum from the island, at once voluptuous, smooth and fruity.

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Ste Lucia 2003 Rum Fest Paris Or
 

TECHNOLOGY

Alc./Vol. : 43,20%
Origin : Barbados
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : 3 days
Distillation : 2002, pot still and column
Tropical ageing : 12 years in Bourbon cask, Barbados
Continental ageing, elevage : 2 years in Pierre Ferrand cask, Château de Bonbonnet, France.

TASTE PROFILE

Color : Deep gold
Nose : Complex and delicate, it starts with nutmeg, vanilla, oak and citrus. Then it becomes more floral with honeysuckle and spicier with delicate notes of cinnamon and cloves.
Palate : Round and elegant, it follows the nose with more fruity profile on passion fruit. Then it evolves on butterscotch and Virginia tobacco. Long finish and quite dry on milk chocolate.

SYMBOL

The label shows the Morgan Lewis mill, the last active sugar cane mill on the island. The trident found on the frieze is reminiscent of the flag of Barbados, a symbol of independence and a bright future.

 
 

CIGAR PAIRINGS

Cigar recommendations from Jean-Marie Cornec
(Chairman of the jury of Rum Fest Awards, France, Chairman of several rum tasting and cigar clubs)

Pairing   Country Cigar
Pairing Similarity (soft) Cuba San Cristobal de la Habana – ElPrincipe – Minutos
Dominican Republic Davidoff – Millenium blend – Petitcorona
Pairing Opposites (strong) Cuba Partagas – Série ‘D’ – N° 4 – Robusto
Pairing Complementary Dominican Republic Macanudo – Maduro – Robusto


TERROIR › BARBADOS