Habitation St Etienne Rum Agricole XO 43% 700ml$198.00
This rum is from a selection of the oldest of the plantation estate's vintages as of 1960. A remarkable rum in wooded hues, this liqueur is the result of complex research where each phase has been extremely well mastered. Mild, spell-binding, and velvety " one of the most beautiful alcohols of the present day. MASTER TASTERS NOTE It has a superb amber robe with a noble nose of extreme richness. Marked notes of cocoa, mocha and blond tobacco, highlighted with a lovely touch of spice: black pepper and nutmeg.
Habitation St Etienne Rum 2011 Small Cask 46% 500ml$223.00
Thanks to unusual aging in small barrels of 55 litres, this wonderful spirit will delight fans of Great ultra-premium rum. The maturation in these Limousin oak casks occurs with an intensity far stronger than using ordinary barrels of 200 litres. This unique approach gives to the extra old rum HSE Small Cask an outstanding intensity and an amazing aromatic richness. MASTER TASTERS NOTE The nose is complex and elegant. It offers you a valuable touch of wood which mingles with aromas of white-fleshed fruits, prune and gingerbread. The taste is well balanced, smooth and fresh. It carries you into a world of favours where fruit tones, scents of refined wood and rare spices get together in a long and deep harmony.
Habitation St Etienne Rum 2003 Single Cask 47.8% 500ml$345.00
A worthy addition to HSE's long line of fine vintages, this 2003 single cask has had special attention lavished upon it by our cellar master in order to bring you a new balance between strength, roundness and aromatic complexity. Each bottled batch has been carefully selected from a single 400 litres French oak barrel, identified by the double numbering of the bottles. MASTER TASTERS NOTE The nose opens up to an explosion of aromas where the empyreumatic notes of cacao, coffee and Virginia tobacco blend with a fruity universe of prunes, quinces and cooked fruit. The round, generous mouth offers a gentle, elegant attack before extending into a long, fruity and delicately spiced finish.
Habitation St Etienne Rum Agricole Vieux 2013 Sauternes cask 41% 500ml$219.00
HSE Rum Agricole Vieux 2013 Sauternes cask 41% 500ml is a premium spirit that showcases the unique flavors and characteristics of Martinique's finest sugarcane rums. This 500ml bottle contains a carefully crafted blend of aged rums from the Habitation Saint-Etienne distillery, which is renowned for producing some of the finest rums in the world. At 41% ABV, this vintage rum has a complex and delicate flavor profile that is best enjoyed as a sipping drink. It is aged for several years in oak barrels, and then finished in Sauternes casks, which impart a unique sweetness and depth to the rum. The nose is filled with notes of honey, apricot, and vanilla, followed by hints of dried fruit and oak. On the palate, it is smooth and full-bodied, with flavors of toffee, caramel, and candied fruit, followed by a long and lingering finish. HSE Rum Agricole Vieux 2013 Sauternes cask is a testament to the skill and expertise of the HSE family, who have been crafting exceptional rums for generations. This particular blend is aged using traditional methods and then finished in Sauternes casks, which gives it a unique and distinctive flavor.
Habitation St Etienne Rum 2013 French whisky casks Roselieures 44% 500ml$188.00
After more than 6 years of ageing in oak barrels, as is the HSE tradition, this vintage rum has been enhanced by a further eight to twelve months in barrels previously used for the French whisky ROZELIEURES. MASTER TASTERS NOTE The nose begins with hints of cocoa, dried fruit and citrus, followed by smoky and spicy notes. The first sip is vibrant, and flavours of toasted grains and stewed fruits join the rare spice profile that characterizes our aged rums.
Habitation St Etienne Rum 2005 Highland Finish 44% 500ml$188.00
After 6 years aging in oak barrels in the great tradition of aged HSE rum, this vintage agricole rum has spent an additional 12 months maturing in Highland Single Malt whisky barrels. The initial bouquet opens with menthol aromas which give way to white flesh fruit. Swirling awakens subtle hints of green almond and orange blossom. The flavour’s refreshing attack allows notes of smoked oats, nectarines, mint humbugs and spices typical of aged rhum to develop.
Habitation St Etienne Rum 2013 Islay Kilchoman 44% 500ml$188.00
After more than 6 years ageing in oak barrels, as is the HSE tradition, this vintage rum has been enhanced by a further four to five months in barrels previously used for peated KILCHOMAN whisky, a single malt from Scotland's Islay region. MASTER TASTERS NOTE The nose transports us to a universe of peat and smoke and is enriched with aromas of tropical fruits, candied orange and golden tobacco. When swirled, notes of licorice and toast appear, while gradually giving way to the inviting cigar box aroma, characteristic of our aged rums. The taste is balanced with excellent breadth and asserts the peaty notes of the finish, enhanced by rare spices and soaked fruits aromas.