Distiller: Mount Gay
Type: Single Blended Rum
Fine assembly of carefully selected distillates among the oldest reserves with a maturity of minimum 17 years. A beautiful achievement that has been rewarded by numerous Great Gold Medals and Trophies of the International Institute of Spirits>/em>.
The Mount Gay rum is undoubtedly one of the oldest in the world. Officially born in 1703 in Barbados, land of rum origin, it was probably created in 1663 on the property in which the distillery still stands today. Always produced according to ancestral methods, it has an excellent reputation, also worldwide as its illustrious Eclipse version, the version of the range after 1910. The attention devoted to the elaboration and aging of Mount Gay rums and the secret of their incontestable quality, subtle combination of character and seduction. Indeed, they have reported numerous medals during international competitions, especially the Extra Gold version that is today the pride of the distillery.
Color: acacia honey, with light green reflections. Bright rum, red ocher. Nose: smoky and balsamic notes, beautiful notes of undergrowth, beeswax and cedar wood. Very complex. Mouth: soft attack prolonged by a beautiful aromatic amplitude. The toasted notes evoke the nose. Marked at the back of the mouth. Aftertaste: long and powerful. It is prolonged on delicious and pastry notes.