Depaz Rum Agricole Reserve Speciale VSOP Martinique 7 years 45% 700ml$174.00
Aged for 7 years in oak casks, Depaz VSOP very old rum develops flavors of vanilla, dried roasted fruit and tobacco. The attack on the palate is clean, powerful and fresh with the finish adding a more peppery touch. Playing a special role in the soul of Saint Pierre for more than 350 years, the Depaz estate is located at the foot of the islands highest mountain, Mount Pelée. In 1902, Mount Pelée delivered a devastating volcanic eruption which impassioned Victor Depaz, the sole surviving family member, to ultimately return to the estate in 1917 to successfully rebuild the Depaz chateau and the distillery. It’s these volcanic ashes that today continue to fuel the rich development and production of the sugar cane that permeates Depaz with its explosive taste and character.
Depaz Rum Agricole 2002 45% 700ml$264.00
Depaz Vintage 2002 is aged for a minimum of 11 years in selected small oak casks. The result is a unique palate bursting with aromas. Tasting Notes: Nose: Mature rum with complex wealth of aromas. Delicately spiced notes. Palate: A blend of spices, toasted dried fruits, vanilla coffee, vanilla pastry, chocolate, rich cocoa, rose and violet jam. A very fine aged rum which develops bold yet balances aromas. Perfect Pairings: The softly spiced notes of Depaz Vintage 2002 go perfectly with vanilla-grilled prawns served with a plantain mousseline. It is also a particularly delicious accompaniment to a seasoned tuna tartare or vegetarian chillies served with a drizzle of olive oil.
Depaz Rum Blanc (white) Montagne Pelee 45% 700ml$118.00
Rhum Agricole at its best! Depaz is one of the leading distilleries in Martinique, a small island in the French Caribbean.This Rhum Blanc is a special release exclusively harvested on the skirt of the Montagne Pele with its typical soil. The fresh cane juice is fermented for 48 hours, then distilled in the typical copper column still. It comes out at 70% alcohol and it is slowly reduced with water over 60 days. It is also matured in stainless steel tanks for a minimum of 3 months before bottling.Tasting Notes:Nose: fruity, floral and complex aroma, with a specific mineral touch.Palate: the attack is sweet and honeyed, with very elegant floral flavours. Sugar cane, orange blossom, banana combined with spicy notes of pepper and tobacco follows.
Depaz Rum Agricole Vieux (Old) Martinique 3 years 45% 700ml$136.00
This Rum is aged for 3 years in small oak barrels, the callar master then carfully selects the best batches to make the perfect blend. With its lovely almond hue, Depaz Plantation old rum boasts crystallized fruit andnutmeg flavors. It is rounded on the palate with the most pleasant of finishes. The unique character of Depaz rum is shaped on sun drenched soils set between sea and the volcano, rich in ashes from Mount Pelée. This ideal position provides exceptional sugar cane and pure and plentiful water from the mountain. These are two raw ingredients that go to make an 'agricole' rum of subtle finesse. Aged for several years in small oak barrels, the callar master then carfully selects the best batches to make the perfect blend. With its lovely almond hue, Depaz Plantation old rum boasts crystallized fruit andnutmeg flavors. It is rounded on the palate with the most pleasant of finishes.
Depaz Rhum Blanc Agricole CuvŽe Papao 48% 700ml$136.00
Derived from Depaz?s Papao plot in Saint Pierre on the coast of Martinique, the true taste of the Caribbean shines through in this outstanding rum. The distinctive blue sugar cane that grows in the rich Volcanic soil of the island is fed by year-long sunshine. Harvested at its peak in 2020, the crops from this fertile land are unique, with heady aromas and flavours transferred from plant to spirit. During distillation, great care is taken over the slow reduction process to ensure a rum that?s full of richness, yet soft and smooth on the palate. Tasting Notes: Appearance: Refreshingly crystal clear. Nose: Undeniable fragrance of fresh sugar cane combined with hints of lime blossom and honey. Taste: Floral yet fresh, leaving a zingy sensation in the mouth.
Depaz Rum Single Cask 2003 11 years 45% 700ml$273.00
Made from the 2003 harvest, this rum is aged in oak cask for at least 11 years. Each bottle comes from a single cask selected by our Cellar Master. Tasting Notes: Nose: A rich rum with delicate, enchanting aromas. Palate: Head aromas: well-balanced delicately oaked notes with hints of chocolate, spices, toasted dried fruit, coffee and vanilla. Heart aromas: offering up chocolate, rich cocoa, rose jam and old port. Base aromas: delicate jasmine narcissus and black tea aromas as well a delicate, elegant touches of sandalwood. Perfectly paired by a mellow cigar.
Depaz Rum Agricole XO 10 years 45% 7000ml$226.00
Ideal as a digestif in the spirit of cask Eaux-de-vie, Depaz Grande Réserve XO is a blend of rums aged between 8 and 10 years. An exceptional rum that develops rich and delicious notes on the tasting.Tasting Notes:Nose: Combines notes of spices, chocolate, rose and liquorice. The second nose offers notes of prunes, vanilla and sweet oak.Palate: Sweet and fine aromas, vanilla and wood. A round rum with great complexity.