— PLANTATION TRINIDAD 2005 —
SUBTLE AND FLORAL
This vintage was distilled in 2005 in a four column still at Trinidad Distillers, and has been aged 11 years in Trinidad, then matured 2 years in Ferrand casks.
Rising fruit notes create a citrus explosion of lemon and pear, followed by grilled almond, popcorn and paprika. It is a fresh and floral rum, perfect as an after diner drink.
- Alc./Vol. : 42%
- Origin : Trinidad
- Distillery : Trinidad Distillers
- Raw material : Molasses
- Fermentation : 4 days
- Distillation : 2005, still of 4 columns
- Tropical ageing : 11 years in Bourbon cask, Trinidad
- Continental ageing : 2 years in Ferrand cask, Château de Bonbonnet, France
- Volatile substances : 180 g/hL AA
- Dosage : 14 g/L
Color : Precious topaz with gold patina.
Nose : Citrus fruit layered with peach and mango introduce an intense sensation. Flowering honey soon emerges from a lightly wooded field of nutmeg and lightly peppered notes.
Palate : Rising fruit notes create a citrus explosion of lemon and pear. Grilled almond, popcorn and paprika complete the evolution.
Result : Intense, spicy, woody.
The label depicts a plantation where oxen pull a plow through the earth to remember that Trinidad was an important land for sugar cane cultivation before rum was introduced. The Frieze highlights a red ibis, symbol of the island of Trinite also present on the coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago.