— PLANTATION TRINIDAD 2003 —
DELICADO : SUBTLE AND FLORAL
Distilled in columns and aged in white oak casks following island tradition, Trinidad expresses a more modern rum. Hinting sweet pastry, this rum was awarded four stars by Paul Pacult, Spirit Journal 2015.
Alc./Vol. : 42%
Origin : Trinidad
Raw material : Molasses
Fermentation : 4 days
Distillation : 2003, column
Tropical ageing : 8 years in Bourbon cask, Trinidad
Continental ageing, elevage : 4 years in Pierre Ferrand cask, Château de Bonbonnet, France
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.
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|