— PLANTATION PANAMA 2004 —
FLORAL AND SPICY
Distilled in a four column still in 2004 at the Alcoholes Del Istmo Distillery, this rum is first aged in Panama for 11 years, lending it violet scents with structure and depth, and then raised 2-4 additional years in Ferrand casks in France, which lend spicy and woody notes that infuse slightly tannic undertones.
Alc./Vol. : 42%
Origin : Panama
Distillery : Alcoholes Del Istmo
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : 72 hours
Distillation : 2004, Four Column Still
Tropical ageing : 11 years in Bourbon cask,
Continental ageing, elevage : 2-4 years in Ferrand cask
Volatile substances : 170 g/hL AA
Dosage : 16 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 : The nose opens with floral notes such as violet developing deeper fruit notes including red berries, plum brandy and exotic fruits with a finishing touch of vanilla and cinnamon.
Palate : The first palate reveals light exotic fruit notes giving way to raisin, butterscotch with a touch of cinnamon and exotic wood.
The label highlights Panama Viejo and its Cathedral, the remaining old city of the country’s capital. In the frieze, Panama’s coat of arms is referenced behind a cornucopia, symbol of abundance.