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Saint James 12 Ans Reservée Privée 12yr 43%

RX884 Good Rhum Agricole Under 100€
“Rich, balanced blend of fruity, spicy, and woody notes; refined.”

The 12 Ans Reservée Privée rum, produced at the Saint James distillery in Martinique, is a 12-year old rum distilled from sugar cane juice in a column still with an ABV of 43%. This rum is known for its woody, leather, prunes, and spice aroma, and woody, peppery, toasted, caramel, and cinnamon flavor. According to RumX users, it is a well-balanced and elegant rum with predominant woody notes and various fruit, spice, and floral undertones. Although some users find it a bit light on the palate, it is overall a delightful and smooth rum, appreciated by rum aficionados looking for a pleasant sipping experience.

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How does this rum taste?

A smooth, well-balanced 12-year gem from Martinique with a symphony of candied fruit, spice, and woody notes. Some find it light while others praise its complexity and perfect harmony, resulting in an elegant and slightly dry finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Woody Leather Prunes Spice Nutty Vanilla

Taste

Woody Peppery Toasted Caramel Cinnamon Nutmeg

Finish

Woody Peppery Nutty Vanilla Cocoa Tobacco

Community reviews

7.7/1072 ratings
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8.2/10

“Tested it together with the 15yo, and I think this is the better one because it’s smoother and more balanced.”

Aroma

Woody Fruits Vegetal

Taste

Oak Fruity Grass Vanilla Round
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6.7/10

“A nose that hints at beautiful fruit with a certain lightness and good spice. On the palate, however, the wood overwhelms most of the other aromas and there's not much else to be felt. That's a shame.”

Aroma

Prunes Dried apricot Apple Barrel Nutty

Taste

Barrel Prunes Dried fruit Sour cherry Apple
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7.8/10

“Un nez de fruits mûrs. Une bouche très boisée et toastée. Une finale qui ajoute du végétal.”

Aroma

Dried apricot Prunes Woody Vanilla Nutmeg

Taste

Chocolate Toasted Coffee Black pepper Cinnamon

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX884
ABV
43%
Category
Rhum Agricole
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Age
12 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

52 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 146 bottles to their collections:

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About the Saint James distillery

The Saint James distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Saint James have been reviewed 3,180 times with an average of 8.1/10.


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