— PLANTATION BARBADOS 2005 —

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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. 

Distilled in 2005, this vintage is a blend of both pot still and column still distillation from the West Indies Rum Distillery. Full of personality, it is aged 11 years in Barbados and 2 years in France, and offers aromas of nougat, chocolate mint and candied walnut, evolving next to candied orange and vanilla with a sweet finish.

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TECHNOLOGY

  • Alc./Vol. : 42,8%
  • Origin : Barbados
  • Distillery : West Indies Rum Distillery
  • Raw material : Molasses
  • Fermentation : 72 hours
  • Distillation : 2005, pot still and column
  • Tropical ageing : 11 years in Bourbon cask, Barbados
  • Continental ageing, elevage : 2 years in Ferrand cask, Château de Bonbonnet, France
  • Volatile Substances : 200 g/hL AA
  • Dosage : 12 g/L

TASTE PROFILE

Color : Deep gold


Nose : Aristrocratic nose that is a vibrant tribute to exotic fruits and spices: riped banana gives way to dried pineapple,
mango, cinnamon, cardamom and curry.


Palate : Full of personality with aromas of nougat, mint chocolate, candied walnut on the first palate evolving to candied orange, vanilla and pastries with a sweet and biscuity finish.

 

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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.

 
 


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