— PLANTATION JAMAICA 2002 —
ROBUSTO : RUSTIC AND INTENSE
Distilled in alambic copper pot stills after a long fermentation, Plantation Jamaica represents vigor and intensity. In the cellars of Maison Ferrand in Charente, it is further eased, tamed and enriched.
Four stars were given to this powerful rum with ample character by Paul Pacult, Spirit journal 2015.
Alc./Vol. : 42%
Origin : Jamaica
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : Plummer: 5 days, Wedderburn: 5 days, high esters: 2 weeks
Distillation : 2002, pot still
Tropical ageing : 10 years in Bourbon cask, Jamaica
Continental ageing, elevage : 3 years in Pierre Ferrand cask, Château de Bonbonnet, France.
Color : Gold patina with amber glints
Nose : Intense and complex, greets with fresh fruit and earthy notes enhanced by a woody luster. Raison notes surface from the gentle distillation.
Palate : Significant and powerful, playing with pastry and fruit notes of peach, banana, prune and walnut. Cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, clove and vanilla contrast the dance of flavors.
The label references Port Royal in Jamaica, a strong symbol of the island and seat of the British government as well as the main fishing and trade port
Cigar recommendations from Jean-Marie Cornec
(Chairman of the jury of Rum Fest Awards, France, Chairman of several rum tasting and cigar clubs)
|Pairing Similarity (soft)||Dominican Republic||Belrive Sélection – N° 11 – Robusto|
|Pairing Opposites (strong)||Cuba||H. Upmann – Magnum 46 – Corona Gorda|
|Pairing Complementary||Nicaragua||Nicarao – Série ‘Especial’ – Toro doble|