St Lucia Distillers "1931" Fifth Edition St Lucia Single Blended Rum (750ml)

SKU #1321116

The fifth and likely last edition of St Lucia Distillers' impressive 1931 line of experimental aged rums. Named for the year that this special distillery was founded, the 1931 is a blend of 8 different types of rum distilled. The first four are coffey column distilled and aged between 9-10 years in Bourbon and Port Casks. These four components represent approximately 18% of the blend. The next 18% comes from the famous John Dore pot still #1 and is aged 10 years in Bourbon. Another component, at about 34% of the blend, is from their gorgeous 2000 liter Vendome Pot Still also aged for 10 years in ex-bourbon barrels. Additionally 20% of the blend is a blended at birth mixture of these two previous components aged likewise. That leaves 10% for the fun zone, an unusual and special St Lucia agricole distilled on the John Dore and aged for 7 years in ex-bourbon. That totals 82% pot stilled rums from 7-10 years old and 18% 9-10 year old column stilled rums with about 4% of the blend having seen fresh port casks for at least 10 years. The result is a heady mix of roasted tropical fruit and rich savory leather tones. Bold fresh tobacco, subtle red vinous quality, tinges of menthol, deep roasted coffee and exotic wood tones lead to a long dry finish. This will certainly be one for the "real" rum lovers. No illusions or trickery here, just really solid rum from one of the world's great rum distillers.

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Price: $94.99

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Varietal:

Rum

Country:

St. Lucia

Alcohol Content (%): 43