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How old are the rums in Plantation XO?

How old are the rums in Plantation XO?

Plantation XO 20th Anniversary rum is a combination of pot-stilled and column-stilled Barbadian rums that are initially aged in the Caribbean in ex-bourbon casks for 12-20 years. They are then transported to France for a second 12-18 months aging in small French oak casks.

How Old Is Extra Old rum?

8-15 years
Mount Gay XO Extra Old is a blend of rums aged from 8-15 years matured in used American oak barrels that had previously held bourbon, Mount Gay Extra Old (often called “XO”) is a sipping rum that also mixes nicely into cocktails that would traditionally call for whiskey.

Is Plantation XO a spiced rum?

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt Buttery. Palate: Spiced, creamy palate entry, with sweet vanilla notes and caramel. Oaky spices. Finish: Caramel.

Where is Plantation XO rum from?

Plantation XO is a multi award-winning delicious sipping rum. A blend of Barbados rums from West Indies Rum Distillery, tropically aged for 8-15 years, then transported in their barrels to Cognac, for a further continental ageing of 2-10 years.

Where does plantation XO Barbados 20th anniversary rum come from?

Plantation XO Barbados 20th Anniversary Rum – Master of Malt A superb-looking decanter bottle of XO rum from Barbados, aged in bourbon barrels before being shipped to France for a secondary maturation in Cognac casks from the Ferrand house. Hello We’ve set your shipping destination to: Loading countries… OK

What kind of rum is plantation 20th anniversary?

It unveils a sophisticated palate of chocolate, vanilla, ripe banana, roasted coconut and a hint of fresh mango notes. With a remarkably long finish, Plantation XO 20th Anniversary is truly a rum to savor. XO 20th Anniversary : Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2018, 91 Points Excellent HIghly Recommended, US Tropical ageing : 8 -15 years.

Where does extra old Barbados rum come from?

Plantation 20th Anniversary Extra Old Barbados Rum represents the magnum opus of Gabriel’s efforts to source the finest Caribbean rum and nurture it to fruition. The Barbados rum is distilled from sugar cane, which is harvested and then crushed immediately in order to minimize the deterioration of the raw sugar.

What was the 20th anniversary of plantation XO?

To honor Alexandre Gabriel’s 20th anniversary as Master Blender, we created Plantation XO 20th Anniversary using a blend of quintessential extra-old rums from Barbados. Over a decade later, we are still very proud of this rum as it continues to receive praises and top awards.

Is Plantation Barbados rum spiced?

The first taste bursts onto the palate with a rambunctious entry fit for a five year-old, but soon settles in agreeably. The bright beginnings are spicy but sweet, generating a mouthfeel that is medium in viscosity and perfectly satisfactory.

Which Plantation rum is the best?

Plantation Overproof

  • OFTD : Gold Medal + Best in Class, Rum XP miami 2018.
  • OFTD : 95 points, Ultimate spirits Challenge 2017.
  • Gold Medal – Best in class, Rum XPCompetition 2015, USA.
  • Overproof rum category winner, Instil Drinks 2014, UK.
  • 4 Stars – Highly Recommended, Spirit Journal 2014, USA.

Is Plantation a good rum?

Excellent Rum taste with a whiskey like character. Not overly sweet but lots of flavor elements like vanilla and age oak. No burn going down but a pleasant exotic Cognac finish. I enjoy it alone either neat or with a little ice but it also mixes well.

Is Plantation Rum a good brand?

Plantation rum makes a great dark rum with just a bit of caramel color. Given its French ownership, the rum gives off a distinctly French twist—Xaymaca Special Dry is a blend of Jamaican pot still rum aged for one to three years in Jamaica, then another year in cognac casks in France.

What is the best dark rum to buy?

Best dark rum to buy

  • Gosling’s Family Reserve Old Rum (40% ABV)
  • Ron La Progesiva 13 (41% ABV)
  • Appleton Estate 8-Year-Old Reserve (43% ABV)
  • El Dorado 12-Year-Old (40% ABV)
  • Equiano Rum (43% ABV)
  • Captain Bligh XO (40% ABV)
  • Black Tot Rum (46.2% ABV)
  • Pusser’s Gunpowder Proof Black Label (54.5%)

What type of rum is Plantation 5 year?

Plantation Barbados 5 Year Rum is a blend of pot still and column still Bajan rums that are aged in bourbon casks for 3-4 years in the Caribbean. The blend is then finished in French oak casks at Maison Ferrand’s Château de Bonbonnet in the heart of the Grande Champagne district for 1-2 years more.

What is the best top shelf rum?

The 18 Best Rums That Make the Case for Sipping

  • Santa Teresa 1796 Rum.
  • Mount Gay Extra Old Rum.
  • Facundo Paraiso.
  • Appleton Estate 21 Year Jamaican Rum.
  • Parce Rum 12 Year Old Straight Colombian Rum.
  • XO Rum Solera Gran Reserva Especial.
  • Pusser’s British Navy Gunpowder Proof Rum.
  • El Dorado Port Mourant Single Still Rum. wine.com.

Where can I find list of Barbados plantations?

Changes have been made at the whim of the owners or perhaps on the amalgamation of smaller estates into a larger plantation. Various researchers have sought to bring together comprehensive lists of plantations in Barbados. The best searchable list appeared on a now defunct website Plantations.bb.

When is the 20th anniversary of plantation XO?

Plantation XO Barbados 20th Anniversary. Aside from Stiggins’ Fancy, this is perhaps Plantation’s most well-known bottling. It is held in great regard amongst some rum lovers and treat with complete scorn by other perhaps more serious rum “enthusiasts”.