This coppery, full-bodied rum has a powerful yet refined bouquet of vanilla, orange peel, cocoa and nuts. The finish is spicy and elegant, with caramel notes.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - A striking amber hue introduces a complex earthy nose with notes of black tea, banana, honey, and golden apple. The palate is well structured with a firm woody backbone and a hint of smoke on the finish. (Apr 2014)
Appleton Estate aged rums adhere to Scottish-English law, which states that all the rums used in the blend must be at least the age stated on the bottle—each rum in this case was aged a minimum 21 years. Appleton Estate Jamaica Rums are 100 percent Estate produced and bottled: the entire process of making and aging the rums takes place on site. Appleton 21-Year-Old uses a combination of small batch copper pot and column distillation designed to impart a distinctive character to the Appleton Estate Rum portfolio. The rums are then laid to mature in small oak casks, where they develop rich aromas, color and sweetness before blending.
|Jamaica’s Nassau Valley is rum heaven, where Appleton Estate has been creating premium blended rums since 1749. Master Blender Joy Spence selects and oversees the blending of all Appleton Estate rums.