— PLANTATION SINGLE CASK 2018 Jamaica XO —

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TASTing Notes

Nose : Elegant and balanced profile of wood, spices and fruits, a nice mixture of caramel, black currant and vanilla / reseda. Then it evolves on green banana, pear and apricot with some waxy and flowery notes.

Palate : Rich, the first sips show some varnish, pineapple and plum. The next ones are even fruitier with the apparition of sour cherry and gooseberry with delicate rose petal and ylang-ylang balanced by more earthy notes.

Finish : Quite long, spicy with nutmeg, fruity on cooked apple and fresh grape and floral on hyacinth.

Characteristics

  • Alc./Vol. : 52.1%

  • Origin : Jamaica

  • Distillery : Long Pond Distillery & Clarendon Distillery

  • Raw material : Molasses

  • Fermentation : 4-14 days

  • Distillation : Double Retort Pot Still (John Dore)

  • Tropical Ageing : several years in Bourbon casks

  • Continental Ageing : 2 years in Ferrand casks

  • Maturation : 1 year in Teeling Whiskey cask

  • Volatile Substances : 229 g/hL AA

  • Esters : 73 g/hL AA

  • Dosage : 0 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