— PLANTATION SINGLE CASK 2018 BARBADOS XO —
Nose : Complex and elegant, it starts with nutmeg, oak, cherry, blackberry and then come deeper notes of coffee, leather and walnut. It evolves on raisins, prunes, fig and cocoa.
Palate : Full and elegant, the first sips are quite spicy with cinnamon and cloves, followed by butterscotch and coconut. The come delicate notes of citrus, honeysuckle and pepper.
Finish :The Banyuls kicks back with tobacco and rancio balanced by cooked banana and hazelnut.
Alc./Vol. : 40.8%
Origin : Barbados
Distillery : West Indies Rum Distillery
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : 3-4 days
Distillation : Pot Still & Twin Column
Tropical Ageing : several years in Bourbon casks
Continental Ageing : 1 year in Ferrand casks
Maturation : 1 year in Banyuls cask
Volatile Substances : 180 g/hL AA
Esters : 60 g/hL AA
Dosage : 20 g/L
Cane sugar caramel E150a (% vol) : No caramel added
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