JM Rum AOC Agricole 2011 41.9% 700ml
The magnificence of our extra-aged rhum agricole comes from many years of ancestral know-how passed down over generations at the Rhum J .M distillery. Produced in very limited quantities, our vintage rum has been bottled at «cask strength» to preserve its unadult er a t ed charact er, distinctive of great vintages. Having done so for many years, we guarantee the quality of this J .M vintage, which will amaze connoisseurs with its legendary long finish and its fabulous sensory merits.
Its palate is round and gourmet thanks to the fruity and delicate notes of the nose. The spices and toasted flavors brought by the ageing in oak barrels bring a great structure to the palate. A complex and elegant cask strength rhum made in our cellars at Distillerie JM.
The finish is long and warm with notes of stewed fruits and vanilla.
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.