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Héritiers Madkaud Saint James VSOP Cuvée Castelmore 4yr 40%

RX5970 Good Rhum Agricole AOC Under 50€

The "VSOP Cuvée Castelmore" from Saint James distillery in Martinique, selected by Héritiers Madkaud, offers a delightful tasting experience. Distilled from sugar cane juice and aged for 4 years, it reveals an enticing aroma of fruity notes, young wood, licorice, and vegetal hints. The flavor profile is characterized by woody and astringent tones, with subtle hints of cappuccino and cognac, providing a balanced and complex palate. Despite some astringency and dilution, its long, dry finish with metal and floral notes makes it enjoyable. Ideal for those appreciating a classic agricole rum with a refined yet young character. Keywords: VSOP Cuvée Castelmore, Saint James distillery, fruity, woody, licorice, vegetal, cappuccino, cognac, agricole rum, Martinique.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Fruity Woody Licorice Young wood Vegetal Plum

Taste

Woody Astringent Young wood Cappuccino Cognac Vanilla

Finish

Floral Grass Intense Dry Alcoholic Metallic

Community reviews

7.0/1018 ratings
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7.3/10

“Un jeune rhum VSOP au profil agricole assez classique. Les notes de canne à sucre se conjuguent aux épices, à un léger boisé fumé et aux quelques arômes fruités plus succincts. En bouche, l’attaque est douce et maîtrisée. On ressent les notes de foin, de noix et de caramel qui complètent un palais très conventionnel. On perçoit la dilution de l’alcool, ce qui est dommage. La finale, assez moyenne, laisse un profil à la fois floral, sec et épicé, qui est un peu plus abrupt que le reste de la dégustation. Ce n’est pas un mauvais rhum, mais il y a d’autres rhums VSOP qui proposent beaucoup plus au nez et en bouche, pour un prix similaire.”

Aroma

Sugarcane Woody Roasted Spice Vanilla

Taste

Woody Vanilla Flowery Sugarcane Fruity
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7.3/10

“This rhum is fine-pearled and oily in the glass, smells of plums, somewhat woody and slightly of licorice with a hint of baking powder. The taste has something chocolaty, something of cappuccino and cognac with a woody note. The finish is long, dry with a metallic note, sometimes intense.”

Aroma

Young wood Licorice Plum Baking spices Fruity

Taste

Young wood Dark chocolate Cappuccino Cognac Vanilla
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5.5/10

“Passez votre chemin”

Aroma

Fruity Licorice Woody

Taste

Woody Astringent Bite

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX5970
ABV
40%
Category
Rhum Agricole AOC
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Creole Column
Age
4 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

36 €
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About the Saint James distillery

The Saint James distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Saint James have been reviewed 3,249 times with an average of 8.1/10.


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