Plantation Barbados Grande Reserve 5 Years Old Rum 70 cl
|Price:||£28.85 (£41.21 / l)|
- Beautifully balanced rum
- Flavours of coconut, vanilla and caramel
- A seductively sweet finish with notes of Cognac.
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Plantation Rums are a collection of unique Caribbean treasures. Every barrel is individually sampled and only those that are of exceptional quality, showing traditional characteristics of the area of production, are selected to bear the Plantation name. Freshly cut sugar cane from the various plantations are pressed to extract the sugar crystals, and the juice is slowly heated to become molasses which can then be fermented. The time of fermentation and methods of distillation vary depending on the distillery and country of origin: pot stills for a round, aromatic rum; and column stills for lighter, more elegant rum. After distillation, Plantation Rums are aged for a number of years in oak barrels in warm Caribbean cellars and then transported to the cool, ancient cellars of Chateau de Bonbonnet in Cognac. The ageing process is finished more slowly, including a period in Cognac casks, giving them a soft and balanced finish.
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Never more than one ice cube, 18-20C, the ice is only there for a hint of dilution, like the rules for single malt. Please use a wine glass to concentrate the aromas. This is beyond sip and savour, a drop or two will fill your mouth with flavour, comfort and well being. Swirl the not really diluted essence around your glass and inhale..... Mmmmmmm!
This rum does NOT need mixing with anything and should a generous glass be available savour it slowly... Before too long a gentle sensation of well being will suffuse your soul.
Yes this is towards the end of my investigation into the product for this evening, but it does taste unbelievably good... I am rather tempted towards a refill :-D
I as a bourbon drinker, kinda liked it.
You can absolutely taste the bourbon which the rum were aged in, it adds a sort of sweetness with a touch of savoury.. Its not like demerarer rum, its kind of unique.
If you like say Grants Sherry Cask Whiskey or similar, this should be high on your list, but ensure you like bourbon AND rum.
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I've never spent £30 on rum before but definitely worth it ! Lots of different flavours come through the well balanced rum. Will be buying again.Published 6 months ago by Dean B
superb if you are thinking of buying xo cognac at about 90 .00 try this you will be pleasantly surprised but leave some for me !!!Published 7 months ago by James C.
Brilliant service and a great bottle to give as a present.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Well....bought 3 bottles, for me and two friends to take on a weekend away.. We drank very responsibly, cause they lasted until the Sunday! A fantastic Rum at a very fair price !Published 7 months ago by Nigel B