Colour: Deep tawny. Aromas: Complex nutty aromas, combined with hints of honey and figs. On the palate: Rich, mature fruit flavours; beautifully mellowed; with a luscious, long finish. Occasions & Pairing: Perfect matchwith sweet desserts, such as apple pie with cinnamon or almond cake.
An 80:20 blend of pot still to column still rums is used to deliver the quality taste of Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva. Aged for up to 12 years this exclusive rum is a heady concoction with sandalwood and fresh leather aromas that lead to a deep and bitter flavour. The bitterness comes through in deep coffee notes but they are matched by sweet honey and plum flavours which add a lightness to this intense rum.
One of the world’s first known luxury rum blends, El Dorado 15 year brings together spirits as old as 25 years to deliver an exceptionally flavoured end product. Heady festive aromas are released as you open the bottle, sherry trifle, rich fruitcake and candied citrus fruits invite you to take sip. On drinking you’ll enjoy warm chocolate caramel notes and espresso coffee with that vanilla sweetness that you’d expect from a quality rum.
How do you drink your Jack? Hardly in need of an introduction, Jack Daniel’s exceptional sippin’ whisky is one of Tennessee’s finest exports. It’s exceptional and unparalleled flavour is down to the traditional methods used in its distillation and filtration through super maple charcoal helps ensure the smooth, mellow flavour is both rounded and enticing. Notes of chocolate orange, charcoal and a woody hint satisfyingly linger long after that final sip.
Don Papa Rum was first created in 2012 and made it to the UK two years later. Distilled in small batches from sugar cane grown on the Philippines island of Negros and aged in American oak for 7 years. This is packed with vanilla flavours and a hint of spice.
Fabulous decanter style bottle of Plantation Extra Old rum from Barbados. The rums are initially aged in the Caribbean in ex-bourbon casks then transported to the Charente (home of Plantation's owner, Cognac producer Pierre Ferrand) and undergoing a second maturation in small French oak casks.