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Plantation

Distilled in : Caribbean
Slogan : "Discover Caribbean, Taste Paradise"
Available Rums : "Plantation 20th Anniversary Extra Old Rum (Barbados), Plantation Gran Aņejo Rum (Guatemala), Plantation Grande Reserve Rum (Barbados), Plantation Original Dark Rum (Trinidad & Tobago), Plantation Original Dark Overproof Rum (Trinidad & Tobago), Plantation Three Stars Silver Rum. Plantation Vintages: Plantation Barbados 2000 Rum, Plantation Grenada 1998 Rum, Plantation Guyana 1999 Rum, Plantation Jamaica 2000 Rum, Plantation Nicaragua 1998 Rum, Plantation Panama 2000 Rum, Plantation St Lucia 2001 Rum, Plantation Trinidad 2000 Rum, Plantation Old Reserve Barbados 5 Year Old Pineau Des Charentes Cask Finish Rum, Plantation Old Reserve Guadeloupe 1998 Sauternes & Cognac Cask Finish Rum, Plantation Old Reserve Trinidad 1999 Banyuls & Cognac Cask Finish Rum, Plantation Old Reserve Trinidad Multi Millesimes 1999, 2001, 2003 Rum"
Origin : The brainchild of Alexandre Gabriel's Cognac Ferrand, Plantation rum combines a number of the finest Caribbean rums with a double aging process in the cellars of Cognac Ferrand's Château de Bonbonnet in France.
In addition to the traditional aging of rum in used American Bourbon oak casks, a number of distilleries also age their rums in other used barrels such as sherry or cognac. It was though the relationships built by Cognac Ferrand, in shipping their cognac barrels to these distilleries that Alexandre Gabriel was able to discover some of the rich, aromatic and flavoursome small batch rums, originally intended either for the personal enjoyment of the distillery's Master Distiller or for blending in more generic consumer rums. Cognac Ferrand decided to bottle these special rums as a series of rare vintages.
Most of the vintage rums are a blend of rums from one or more distilleries in their country of origin and after being aged in Bourbon barrels at that distillery's cellars for a minimum of 8 years, they are shipped to Château de Bonbonnet in France to be aged for a further 6 months to 2 years in cognac barrels. This double aging gives the rums a more elegant, refined and rounded taste and is the defining principal of all Plantation rums.
Plantation 20th Anniversary Extra Old Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Age : 10 Years Old
Country of Origin : Barbados
Strength : 40% / 80 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom, United States and other Worldwide locations
Bottle Blurb : "Barbados is considered the birthplace of rum by the greatest specialists. Today, Barbados produces one of the most aromatic rums in the Caribbean."
"Plantation 20th Anniversary is a blend of several very old rums of Babados. First, aged in Bourbon casks in the tropics for many years, then transported to small French oak casks by our cellar master and aged in the cool cellars of Chateau de Bonbonnet, in the French region of Charente."
"This "double aging" process brings an incomparable smoothness and fullness to this rum. The intense flavours of vanillas, ripe banana, sugar cane, and roasted coconut are very present and this taste remains for a remarkable length of time."
Plantation Gran Aņejo Rum
Type : Central American Ron
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Sugar Cane Honey
Country of Origin : Guatemala
Strength : 42% Vol / 84 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom, Europe and other Worldwide Locations
Bottle Blurb : "Presented in a traditional rum bottle from the beginning of the last century. Plantation Gran Aņejo is distilled and aged in Guatemala, a well-known rum-producing country. It is then refined further in our cellars in the Charente region of France according to our "Double Aging" technique that is unique to Plantation rums. Our distinctive aging method gives this rum its aromatic elegance and unparalled complexity."
Plantation Grande Reserve Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Gold
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Age : 5 Year Old
Country of Origin : Barbados
Strength : 40% / 80 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom, United States and other Worldwide locations
Bottle Blurb : "As part of our Plantation Rum Collection, Grande Reserve is a superior rum carefully distiled and aged for 5 years in Barbados. Elaborated following traditional methods, Grande Reserve offers a wide range of exotic flavours and aromas to create delicious cocktails."
Plantation Old Reserve Barbados 5 Year Old Pineau Des Charentes Cask Finish Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Age : 5 Years Old
Country of Origin : Barbados
Strength : 40% Vol / 80 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom
Bottle Blurb : "Specially Selected for the UK by Alexandre Gabriel Cask No: 1/1 - Bottle No: 100/350"
"Plantation Rum is proud to present its "Single Cask", a limited edition of exceptional vintages, coming from our best reserves. Only a few barrels of these rare vintages will be sold worldwide. Each bottle is personalized and numbered."
Comments : With only 350 bottles of Plantation's Pineau Des Charentes Cask Finish produced, this great limited edition rum is likely to be as collectable as it is drinkable.
Plantation Old Reserve Grenada 1998 Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Country of Origin : Grenada
Strength : 42% Vol / 84 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom, Europe and other Worldwide Locations
Bottle Blurb : "Complete and refined, this rum reveals a rare subtlety from the very first moment. Colour: Old oak with mahogany glints. Nose: Delicate jasmine notes followed by erotic aromas of pineapple, banana and vanilla. Taste: Floral tendency (honeysuckle, jasmine tea) harmoniously evolving towards oak, ripe fruits and spices (white pepper, coriander)."
Plantation Old Reserve Guadeloupe 1998 Sauternes & Cognac Cask Finish Rum
Type : French Rhum Agricole
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Sugar Cane Juice
Age : 14 Year Old
Country of Origin : Guadeloupe
Strength : 42% Vol / 84 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom
Bottle Blurb : "Specially Selected for the UK by Alexandre Gabriel
Cask No: 3/5 - Bottle No: 283/300"
"Plantation Rum is proud to present its "Single Cask", a limited edition of exceptional vintages, coming from our best reserves. Only a few barrels of these rare vintages will be sold worldwide. Each bottle is personalized and numbered."
Plantation Old Reserve Trinidad 1999 Banyuls & Cognac Cask Finish Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Age : 12 Years old
Country of Origin : Trinidad
Strength : 42% Vol / 84 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom
Bottle Blurb : "Specially Selected for the UK by Alexandre Gabriel
Cask No: 1/1 - Bottle No: 110/450"
"Plantation Single Cask
Plantation Rum is proud to present its "Single Cask", a limited edition of exceptional vintages, coming from our best reserves.
Only a few barrels of these rare vintages will be sold worldwide. Each bottle is personalized and numbered."
Comments : With only 450 bottles produced from the Banyuls & Cognac Cask Finish, this one off edition is something very special.
Plantation Old Reserve Trinidad Multi Millesimes 1999, 2001, 2003 Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Premium
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Age : Aged between 9 and 13 years
Country of Origin : Trinidad and Tobago
Strength : 47% Vol / 94 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom
Bottle Blurb : "Specially Selected for the UK by Alexandre Gabriel
Cask No: 1/2 - Bottle No: 351/450"
"Plantation Rum is proud to present its "Single Cask", a limited edition of exceptional vintages, coming from our best reserves. Only a few barrels of these rare vintages will be sold worldwide. Each bottle is personalized and numbered."
Plantation Three Stars Silver Rum
Type : British Caribbean Rum
Grade : Silver / Blanca
Base Ingredient : Molasses
Country of Origin : Barbados / Jamaica / Trinidad
Strength : 41.2% Vol / 82.2 Proof
Availabilty : United Kingdom
Bottle Blurb : "Plantation Three Stars Silver Rum is a beautiful blend of the best of the Caribbean has to offer from Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad. Each Island has a distinct rum style developed over centuries and brings its own special character to Plantation Three Stars Silver Rum: matured Trinidad rum imparts its classic elegance, Barbados delivers sophistication with a balanced mouth feel and Jamaica conveys its unmistakable structure and rustic edge."
"For more than 400 years in the Cognac region, the goal of a great cellar master is to understand each component and use it to create a blend that is far superior than each one separately. Armed with our ancestral know-how and with this purpose in mind, the Ferrand team and I have created this Plantation rum what we call "Plantation Three Stars" in honour of the three historical rum producing islands of the Caribbean. We hope you enjoy it.
Alexandre Gabriel."
"Tasting Notes: Keenly vibrant and well-balanced, Plantation Three Stars displays the finesse and style of Trinidad and Barbados well integrated with the character and fuller flavours of Jamaica. On the nose it has delicate notes of tropical fruits intertwined with brown sugar and ripe banana. On the palate it displays subtle spices and floral notes with a finish of sugar cane and vanilla."