Appearance: Acacia honey.
Nose: Herbal, fresh. Chamomile, a touch of mint, fragrantly honeyed. A delicate, smooth and aromatic nose.
Palate: The attack is initially slightly spicy, but soft and elegant. It evolves on a fine balance between honeyed sweetness, oaky influence, tea, mint, and a hint of medicinal herbs. Juicy but delicate, never overpowering. Fresh.
Finish: The tannins from the oak, the chamomile and the herbs grow in depth and intensity. The sweetness lingers in the background, leaving the palate clean.
Comment: Rich in taste, but gentle in body, a typically medium light Barbados rum that gained complexity and character from a longer than usual refinement in second fill Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez casks.
Valrhona Alpaco 66%, a dark but delicate and flowery chocolate from Ecuador, perfect for the freshness and light character of Barbados rum.