Rum "Saint Etienne" Rhum Vieux Agricole VO Martinique AOC, 700 ml
Amazing, pure color that resembles red gold.
Perfectly balanced taste, harmoniously combined with the scent. Tart, slightly pungent with hints of black pepper and a long, rich finish.
Aroma reveals notes of vanilla, some hints of smoke, spice and oak, which remained after aging in oak. The characteristic softness, no pungent smell of alcohol.
Rum - a great independent beverage that depending on the culture of the country consume differently. It can be used as a digestive, and as part of a cocktail. Very well with orange or lemon juice, coconut milk, syrup, blue liqueur. Also, using rum, prepare one of the most famous cocktails - punch.
Rhum Vieux Agricole VO - this is an excellent, dark, aged in oak rum, which is produced on the legendary island of Martinique in the French Antilles. It is the local rum is renowned for excellent taste and aroma. It is made from the juice of sugar cane, instead of molasses and after exiting the distillation column is added "caramel" - a mixture of sugar and water. Favorable climate on the island contributes to the rapid growth of sugarcane and alcohol produced from it ripens several times faster, so after 3 years of aging called "old» («Vieux»).
Additional ratings and awards:
2009 - Silver medal in Brussels
2007 - Bronze medal at the agricultural competitions in Paris
2006 - Bronze Medal at the Wine and Spirit Competition in London
Distillery Saint-Etienne was founded in the late 19th century and had in his possession a very large sugar cane plantations. Today it is an area with dilapidated buildings that are located throughout the house and consist of former manager and buildings, which were home to work. Its existence factory ceased in 1988 and the mid-90s rum Saint-Etienne made distillery Simon. Simon Distillery - one of eight active distilleries in Martinique, which is located in the town of Le Francois. The owners of the company - the family Ayo (Hayot), which bought the factory Saint-Etienne in 1994 with the goal of full restoration of sugar cane plantations and the plant itself. Copper pipe distillation, which were at the factory, have been restored and moved to Simon Distillery. Rum is made at distillery Simon, and then transported to the plant of Saint-Etienne, where the aged and blended in the cellars, becoming a famous drink. Today, farming produces a small part of the total production of rum. Every year, this figure does not exceed the value of 10% for white rum and a little over 15% for the aged. But quality always trumps quantity. It is in this, Simon Distillery products recognized as the best in this segment and has received many top awards worldwide critics.