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Excellence Rhum Espérance B07 (Collection 2023) 2016 7yr 56,9%

RX17567 Very good Single Cask 249 bottles Under 250€

The "Espérance B07 (Collection 2023)" from Guadeloupe, bottled by Excellence Rhum, is a standout Agricole rum. Distilled from sugar cane juice in 2016 and aged for 7 years, this cask-strength rum (56.9% ABV) captivates with its complex yet balanced profile. Aromas of fruity and spicy vanilla, woody notes, and caramel make a compelling first impression. On the palate, it offers a harmonious blend of woody, cherry, and caramel flavors with hints of honey and spice. The finish is long, integrating roasted wood and a persistent cherry note. Aged in both ex-Cognac and new oak barrels, this limited release with only 249 bottles exemplifies a well-rounded and elegant rum experience. Perfect for those seeking a unique, flavorful, and expertly crafted rum.

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Fruity Spice Vanilla Woody Caramel Nutty


Woody Cherry Spice Caramel Honey Oak


Woody Spice Dried fruit Caramel Fruity Spicy

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“A beautiful bottling by Excellence Rhum. This rum from the Espérance distillery (which produces Longueteau and Karukera) is a fine experiment that was first aged in cognac casks before moving on to new oak. This reverse aging gives a very interesting profile, with a nose of toasted wood and spices, but which is also very suave. Tobacco, dried fruits (grapes), walnuts, caramel and chocolate create a beautiful olfactory harmony. On the palate, the first impression is of an extremely smooth, syrupy rum with a sweetness of caramel, nougat and honey. It's only afterwards that the cognac cask adds a little liveliness, with a dry side of fruit (raisins), spices and roasted wood. The alcohol is very well integrated. The finish is very long, sticking to the palate with this sweet, syrupy side before reasserting itself on spices and roasted wood. The touch of cognac lingers and is very pleasant. A very nice rum for its age, price and accessibility.”


Spice Vanilla Nutmeg Allspice Woody


Caramel Demerara sugar Nougat Honey Syrupy
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“Tasted this elegant and rather intense Agricole from the Esperance distillery in Guadeloupe, producer of Longueteau, at the Sweden (Stockholm) Rumfest 2024. Before blended and aged it consisted of 65% red cane rum known for its fruitiness and 35% blue cane rum characterized for its citrus notes. This blend was then rested for 1 year in stainless steel vats before being barreled in 2017 in an ex-Cognac barrel. Finally it is bottled by Excellence Rhum, 6yo in 2023 at 56,9% in just 249 bottles. The nose is fruity, mild, spicy and oily with notes of nuts, apricot and honey. At the palate it’s elegant, fruity and woody with strong apricot flavors and hints of ripe fruits and cherries. The long finish is spicy with the flavors from the palate persistent.”


Fruity Mild Spicy Oily Nutty


Elegant Fruity Woody Apricot Cherry
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“#4614 15.02.2024 Relaxing at home with a nice rum. Nose Fresh, fruity, light wood and roasted notes, light nutts, caramel, light nougat. Palate Oily, wood, light roasted, fruits, caramel, light nougat, chocolate, cherry. Finish Medium to long, wood, roasted, fruits, caramel. Ocerall a pretty good rum at a good price tag.”


Woody Roasted Caramel Dried fruit Nutty


Woody Roasted Caramel Nougat Dark chocolate

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Sugar cane juice
7 years
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