A delicious, well aged Rhum Agricole from Martinique distillery Saint James.
Saint James are perhaps unfairly overshadowed by the other distilleries on Martinique, but they produce a fantastic quality of Rhum Agricole, distilled in column stills for purity and lightness.
This rum has been aged for 15 years in oak casks – a rather astonishing length of time in the heat and humidity of the Caribbean.
The result is a complex and delicious rum, packed with notes of tropical fruits, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, clear honey, pressed flowers, mocha, stewed berries, citrus rind and charred oak.
Bottled at 43% ABV for a slight boost in mouthfeel, this is a luxurious offering.
One of the finest rums we’ve had from Saint James, this is definitely one for the aficionado.
Rich at the beginning with a beautifully sweet, light aftertaste. Best r(h)um I’ve tried.