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Velier Saint James Brut de fût 2001 18yr 50,3%

RX9451 Very good Rhum Agricole AOC 1,157 bottles Under 250€
“Robust, pleasantly woody, well-balanced with a complex fruity-spice character.”

Introducing the Saint James Brut de Fût, a limited-release rum from the Saint James distillery in Martinique, selected and bottled by independent bottler Velier. Distilled in 2001 using a Creole Column from sugar cane juice and aged for 18 years with an ABV of 50.3%, this exceptional rum has a woody, spicy and fruity aroma with prominent notes of prunes, barrel, and nuts. Its flavor consists of woody, spicy, licorice, tobacco, and red fruits. Users describe this rum as intense, well-balanced and appreciate its full body, red fruit notes, and oak influence. Perfect for those who enjoy a refined and distinctive tasting experience.

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How does this rum taste?

An intense Martinique gem with bold, woody and fruity notes; hints of cherry and plum wrapped in tobacco and spice. Elevated by its cask strength, it's a complex agricole that charms with every sip but may have a slight bitter edge.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Prunes Woody Fruity Nutty Vanilla Barrel

Taste

Woody Spicy Tobacco Red fruits Licorice Fruity

Finish

Woody Tobacco Spice Cocoa Licorice Fruity

Community reviews

8.5/1041 ratings
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8.2/10

“Full, round Agricole with pronounced wood maturity and - uncharacteristically for an Agricole - red fruits like cherry.Very well integrated alcohol. Overall very good.”

Aroma

Varnish Pipe tobacco Fruity Prunes Espresso

Taste

Red fruits Woody FullBodied Allspice Licorice
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8.3/10

“Great Agricole. Nice barrel influence. On the palate red fruit and nice spice.”

Aroma

Sugarcane Floral Agricole Barrel Woody

Taste

Woody Red fruits Spicy Dried figs Floral
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8.5/10

“Lovely release and I especially like the flavours in the empty glass where the chocolate and spice stand out. Nice and intense nose and palate.”

Aroma

Prunes Woody Nutty Vanilla Coffee

Taste

Intense Complex Woody Coffee Licorice

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX9451
ABV
50,3%
Category
Rhum Agricole AOC
Vintage
2001
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Creole Column
Age
18 years
No. of bottles
1157
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

118 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 45 bottles to their collections:

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2

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11%

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About the Saint James distillery

The Saint James distillery is located in Martinique. Rums from Saint James have been reviewed 3,164 times with an average of 8.1/10.


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