J.M Rhum Agricole 2008 Bourbon Cask Finish 41.9% 700ml:
Here is the 2008 vintage of Maison JM, which arises, every year, so much awaiting.
Fine, elegant, of a beautiful complexity, it has everything to seduce us!
Aged for 10 years in Bourbon cask like all the vintages of Maison JM, it presents a unique aromatic profile
The distillery, founded by Jean Marie Martin (J.M) is located in the North of Martinique Island (French West Indies) and is renowned to be the most prestigious brand for aged Agricole rums. The AOC Rhum Agricole de la Martinique restricts production to the short, best season for the cane to pack aromas, compels that all and only the fresh juice of the cane be used, contrary to 95% of the world rums using the left-overs (Molasses, stalks) of the sugar refining industry. Agricole Rum belongs to the world of cognac or Armagnac, whenever Traditional Rum (also known as Industrial) is in the grappa / pomace world. Lately, and confidently they have experimented with unusual cask finish, going for casks far more complex than the usuals props for whiskies i.e. sherry, port, madeira, fortified sweet wines. They have gone for Calvados, Cognac, and Armagnac casks and longer maturations. So brilliant were the results that all was sold in few days.