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HSE Hors d‘Age 1960 45%

RX4113 Excellent Rhum Agricole Above 250€
“Exceptionally smooth and complex rum, boasting flavors of exotic fruits and spice.”

The HSE Hors d'Age is a legendary Agricole rum, lauded for its remarkable complexity and subtlety. Distilled in 1960 at Martinique's Distillerie du Simon, it elicits a mosaic of scents, combined of leather, tropical fruit, candied aromatics, along with hints of nutmeg and vanilla. The palate is a symphony of Vanilla, tropical fruit, woody elements along with an underlying layer of brown sugar, making it highly appreciated among the aficionados. Described as smooth, silky and notably well-balanced, it features distinct impressions of chocolate, liquorice, and coffee, elegantly wrapped in vanilla undertones. A hint of exotic fruit persists throughout. Its long-lasting, dark-tinged finish leaves a memorable impression, with traces of tobacco and hazelnut. Despite its ABV of 45%, it's remarkably creamy and intense, promising an absolute pleasure to the senses.

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How does this rum taste?

The HSE Hors d‘Age, distilled in 1960, displays exceptional maturity and complexity. Many find this offering richly satisfying with its hint of exotic fruits, chocolate, vanilla, and cool spice. Despite some objections about its short finish, it remains an expensive, but elegant and enjoyable drink.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Leather Tropical fruit Candied Nutmeg Vanilla Woody

Taste

Vanilla Tropical fruit Brown sugar Woody Complex Leather

Finish

Vanilla Woody Oak Burnt sugar Honey Spice

Community reviews

9.2/1010 ratings
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9.3/10

“Dove back into a retaste of this one and it's still a very good release. Despite the steep price of 1300, - euro I decided to buy this bottle and opened it for a taste after it arrived yesterday. Wow, this is a great rum, though expensive I must say it's almost a perfect rum.”

Aroma

Roasted Mocha Nutty Leather Barrel

Taste

Vanilla Banana Pineapple Leather Licorice
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9.4/10

“Un des rhums agricoles les plus mythiques et les plus élaborés qui soient. Le nez débute avec une micro-pointe de solvants, avant de laisser les fruits exotiques prendre le pas, suivis par les notes sucrées (toffee, notes confites) puis laisse un profil assez boisé, sombre et épicé s’instaurer avec élégance, finesse et intensité, tout en laissant le fruité (fruits rouges, secs) présent à certains moments. Cette trame se retrouve en bouche avec une grande complexité et beaucoup de subtilité. C’est huileux, crémeux, intense, très rond et élégant, avec des notes de chocolat, de cuir, de réglisse, de café, de cannelle et de vanille et une pointe de fruits exotiques. La finale, interminable, poursuit sur le profil sombre, avec des notes de tabac et de noisette. Un rhum légendaire et excellent.”

Aroma

Solvents Tropical fruit Mango Woody Spice

Taste

Leather Spice Woody Dark chocolate Dark
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9.2/10

“Herausragendes Aroma. Tolle Reife und Komplexität! Am Gaumen trotz der 45% cremig und intensiv. Für noch mehr Punkte fehlt aber etwas die Länge des Abgangs. Trotzdem ein echter Hochgenuss!”

Aroma

Tropical fruit Leather Woody Complex Nutmeg

Taste

Woody Oily Complex Tropical fruit Bitter

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Brand
HSE
RumX ID
RX4113
ABV
45%
Category
Rhum Agricole
Vintage
1960
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,300 €
Ø Market value

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The RumX community has already added 16 bottles to their collections:

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About the Distillerie du Simon distillery

The Distillerie du Simon distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Distillerie du Simon have been reviewed 3,295 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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