Plantation Jamaica 2002 Vintage Rum

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Plantation Jamaica 2002 Vintage Rum is distilled in alambic copper pot stills and after a long fermentation, represents vigor and intensity. In the cellars of Maison Ferrand in Charente, it is further eased, tamed and enriched. Four stars were given to this powerful rum with ample character by Paul Pacult, Spirit Journal 2015.

Tasting Notes: Here is a “hogo” opening nose that’s funky, grassy, earthy, woodsy, salty, resiny, yet sumptuously appealing; hogo, old closed room funk continuous deep into the second nosing passes. “Entry is deeply flavorful, keenly bittersweet, slightly smoky, tobacco-like, resiny/woody; mid-palate features a highly complex and concentrated molasses rum bearing that ‘s simultaneously graceful and rustic and it’s this fragile balance between opposites that makes this rum exceptional. Admittedly, with this level of “hogo”, it’s not for everyone. I however, relish and admire this type of regional authencity. – Paul Pacult, Spirit Journal.

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700ml, 42% ABV

$89.00 inc. GST

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Plantation Jamaica 2002 Vintage Rum like all Plantation rums are first aged for many years in the Caribbean, in its hot and humid climate, generally in young bourbon casks. When they reach maturity or a desired age, they are shipped to Maison Ferrand’s Château de Bonbonnet at cask strength in order to preserve their richness of aroma and flavor.

There, they are finished by Maison Ferrand in their ‘traditional style’ for several months to a year in cognac casks in order to give them more roundness. Many of the standard Plantation rum range also have sugar added (called ‘dosage’ by some French producers) in order to create the sweeter rums that Plantation are best known for and popularly used by bartenders for mixing cocktails and tiki drinks.

(note: product image may not be exact vintage shown)

Weight 1.55 kg