Surface of the liquid: Gleaming.
Color: Very pale straw yellow color.
1st nose at 6 to 8 inches: Ample nose, marked by suave notes of American wood
2nd nose at the rim of the glass: Delicate vegetal and green notes with a hint of vanilla that evokes the scent of cane juice
3rd nose, after swirling: The woody flavors typical of American casks come out stronger the more you swirl
Final aromatic profile: Straightforward, direct, the way these aromas come together really typifies this rum.
Structure: Very nice smoothness, for a gourmet and surprisingly accomplished tannic structure.
Aromas in the mouth: A whole basket of spices that combines notes. of sweet and black pepper. Beautiful levels of tonic and minerals throughout the combination of aromas.
Balance: Great overall balance between smoothness and levels of tonic.
Aftertaste: Delicately spicy and woody flavors.
Longevity of taste: Long
A rum that combines the sharp elegance of a white rum with the right amount of roundness that comes from having spent a short period in contact with American casks.