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Velier Saint James Velier 70th Anniversary 2008 9yr 60,8%

RX6388 Very good Rhum Agricole AOC 1,200 bottles Under 250€
“Rich, complex agricole; fruity, woody, with well-integrated alcohol warmth.”

Discover the remarkable Velier 70th Anniversary Rum, an exceptional creation from the renowned Saint James distillery in Martinique. Distilled in 2008 using a Column Still from sugarcane juice and aged for 9 years in French oak barrels, this cask-strength rum boasts an impressive 60.8% ABV. Experience an enticing bouquet of chocolate, oak, fruity notes, sugarcane, and vanilla on the nose. As you savor the delectable flavors, find yourself immersed in a symphony of peppery, spicy, and woody undertones accompanied by a touch of bitterness and caramel. This exquisite aged agricole rum is truly a connoisseur's delight. Meticulously selected and bottled by the esteemed independent bottler Velier, it offers a perfect balance of complexity, intensity, and refinement. Revel in its long-lasting finish featuring cacao, wood, roasted notes, and a hint of pepper and citrus. Indulge in the refined taste of the Velier 70th Anniversary Rum, a testament to the mastery of Martinique's tradition and craft in rum production. Ideal for sipping and savoring, this limited-edition gem is a must-try for all rum aficionados seeking the ultimate combination of power, elegance, and depth.

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How does this rum taste?

The Velier 70th Anniversary rum dazzles with aromatic complexity, marrying wood, dark chocolate, and fruitiness with an intense yet smooth high-proof warmth. Patience rewards, revealing harmonious notes of spices, tobacco, and a subtly sweet, long finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Chocolate Fruity Oak Sugarcane Tobacco Vanilla

Taste

Peppery Woody Spicy Bitter Caramel Roasted

Finish

Roasted Woody Cocoa Hay Sugarcane Peppery

Community reviews

8.5/1058 ratings
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8.7/10

“Last one of my little St. James flight, I like this one the most. It is rare I find an aged Agricole still being fruity, herbal and woody. This has it all. However, it is quite intense, and most definitely needs time to appreciate - do not sip it lazily by the side.”

Aroma

Woody Fruity Prunes

Taste

Woody Spicy Roasted Prunes Dried apricot
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8.1/10

“Saint James en a sous le capot. À mon avis c’est que le début de la premiumisation de la marque.”

Aroma

Oak Spice Mocha Sugarcane Chocolate

Taste

Peppery Tannins Dry Bitter Spicy
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8.7/10

“In fact, a touch better than the Les Ephemeres. Nice and strong and wild. Could I drink forever”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX6388
ABV
60,8%
Category
Rhum Agricole AOC
Vintage
2008
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Age
9 years
No. of bottles
1200
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

122 €
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About the Saint James distillery

The Saint James distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Saint James have been reviewed 3,125 times with an average of 8.1/10.


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