— 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 2-3 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, Four Column Still
Tropical ageing : 11 years in Bourbon cask,
Continental ageing : 2-3 years in Ferrand cask
Volatile substances : 180 g/hL AA
Dosage : 14 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 : 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.