Plantation Barbados 5 Year Old Rum
Nose: Leather and caramel. Hints of cinnamon and dried coconut, a little vanilla too. Dried banana develops.
Palate: Surprisingly sweet palate entry, with molasses and hints of leather to the fore, alongside orange rind and salted butter. Allspice.
Finish: Becomes very sweet on the finish. A bevy of fiery spices appear on the tail.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
The 1990s see Alexandre Gabriel combing the Caribbean in search of the best rums of the region. Plantation is born: an artisanal range of rums from the great terroirs of the tropics. Fifteen years of dedicated rum-making later, in 2012, Alexandre is awarded Master Rum Blender of the Year at the Golden Rum Barrel Awards and was named Distiller of the Year by The American Distilling Institute.