Now owned by the French spirits company Remy Cointreau, it is also at the center of a rum revival. Washington didn't feel New England rum was of sufficient quality for a presidential inauguration. The nose is dry with rich notes of old lacquered wood, saddle leather, sweet tropical spices, honey and hints of butterscotch and licorice. Joseph V Micallef Contributor. On the palate it is rich and weighty, with very slight sweet notes tempered by a woody, tea leaf dryness, and tropical fruit elements of ripe banana and hints of mango as well as baked green fruit notes of apple and pear.
Black Barrel is a unique small batch, handcrafted blend rum from Mount Gay.
The caps are not just for sailing. All rights reserved. The company has since installed a new security system and put the hats on ledges by the ceiling. The little red star on the image of the island on Mount Gay Rum's former bottle label represents the capital of Barbados, Bridgetownnot the location of the distilleries, which are actually in the northern part of the island.
This is the reference in aged rums; a masterpiece crafted from a unique distillation process that has remained unchanged for three centuries to which human passion and craftsmanship have been added.