Rhum Saint James Cellar Reserve from Martinique

A single batch pure cane rhum aged within the tropical local weather of Martinique, Rhum Saint James Cellar Reserve is bottled at 51.3% ABV. Maybe essentially the most distinctive side of this classic 2015 expression is the maturation in first-fill Bourbon barrels, somewhat than the normal free grain French Limousin Oak.

Manufacturing Notes

Greater than 1,000 acres of sugarcane plantations encompass the distillery, positioned within the North East part of the island, facilitating the fast transport from cane discipline to cane crush.

Rhum Saint James Cellar Reserve from Martinique

Rhum Saint James Cellar Reserve is a single batch pure cane overproof rhum aged in first-fill Bourbon barrels.

A conventional quick fermentation (lower than 72 hours) in open vats precedes a standard single cross distillation at low ABV utilizing legacy creole columns.

All the rhum from this single batch of Cellar Reserve was matured in America Oak — as soon as used Bourbon Barrels — to impart a singular profile not present in different Rhum Agricole spirits.

This Cellar Reserve expression is produced below the strict requirements of the Martinique AOC geographical indication, adhering below French regulation to the appellation d’origine contrôlée laws.

Tasting Notes

Preliminary aromas of toasted oak notes mingled with mellow vanilla are adopted by baking spices and butter earlier than a whiff of figs and prunes, a touch of bread pudding, oaked Chardonnay and orange blossom.

On the palate, a mellow entry of toasted oak and vanilla expands mid-palette with large heat tones of buttered toast, darkish fruit compote, cassia bark, almond and cacao. The end continues with fading notes of toasted oak, praline, tobacco leaf and citrus rind.

Produced below the path of Grasp of Rum Marc Sassier, this distinctive 2015 classic rhum manages to faithfully adhere to the traditions of the area and the distillery, whereas presenting a delightfully daring and spectacular accent from the white oak Bourbon barrels, which units it aside from different Rhum Agricole expressions.

Legacy of Saint James

Rhum Saint James is an AOC licensed model from Martinique — the oldest model on the island and the third oldest rum model on this planet.

Rhum Saint James

Les Plantations Rhum Saint James guests heart and museum

The ability within the coastal area of Saint Marie holds crucial inventory of previous rhums within the Agricole world with greater than 15,000 casks.

Barrel Warehouse at Rhum Saint James

Barrel Warehouse at Rhum Saint James

It’s additionally the most well-liked distillery in Martinique with greater than 120,000 guests yearly.

The Cane Plantation Train

The Cane Plantation Practice at Rhum Saint James Distillery

The Rhum Saint James model is owned by La Martiniquaise, one of many world’s largest worldwide spirit firms. Your entire manufacturing facility is energy-independent, designed and operated in essentially the most environment friendly method to reduce the influence on the setting by way of each step of the method.

historic water wheel cane crush

historic water wheel cane crush

Imported by 375 Park Avenue Spirits in Kentucky (a division of the Sazerac Firm), this single batch aged Rhum Agricole expression is restricted to three,835 bottles. Rhum Saint James Cellar Reserve at 51.3% ABV, carries a urged retail worth of $50 within the USA for the 750ml bottle.

Rhum Saint James website online: https://rhum-saintjames.com/

Master Distiller Marc Sassier shares a bottle of Rhum Saint James vintage 1885

Grasp Distiller Marc Sassier shares a bottle of Rhum Saint James classic 1885

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