— PLANTATION BARBADOS 2005 —
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 2-3 years in France, and offers aromas of nougat, chocolate mint and candied walnut, evolving next to candied orange and vanilla with a sweet finish.
Alc./Vol. : 42,8%
Origin : Barbados
Distillery : West Indies Rum Distillery
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : 72 hours
Distillation : 2005, Pot Still and Column Still
Tropical ageing : 11 years in Bourbon cask,
Continental ageing, elevage : 2-3 years in Ferrand cask
Volatile Substances : 200 g/hL AA
Dosage : 12 g/L
Cane sugar caramel E150a (% vol) : between 0% and 0.1%
Solely to adjust – if needed – the color between different batches.
Color may initially vary according to the type, the age and the size of the ageing casks
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.
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.