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Bellevue SAMPLE:19 Years Old Guadeloupe The Duchess Cask 22 54.9% 1998

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Distileerderij

Bellevue

Bottelaar

The Duchess

Serie X
Gebotteld voor The Duchess Spirits
Gedistilleerd op 1998
Gebotteld 2017
Land Guadaloupe
Streek

Guadeloupe

Leeftijd 19
Cask Type X
Cask Nummer 22
Alcohol percentage 54.9
Inhoud 0,02
Conditie In Original Carton
Voorraad 8


Aged at Bellevue from December 1998 to August 2005 in Guadeloupe then shipped to Europe for further maturation until botteling in 2017.

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maltfascination:

Apart from the Rum bottle share I don’t really drink a lot of rum. If anything, that bottle share sort of killed my apetite to sink some money into trying more. I know there’s good stuff out there, and I do find it an appealing concept. However, there’s so much randomness out there, that I don’t think I know enough about it to make an educated guess to what I like and dislike.

Luckily, sometimes you get a sample and get to try something new nonetheless.

On the nose, this Bellevue rum from Guadeloupe shows a lot of sweet alcohol, very different to the whisky described above. It’s rather sugary with lots of dark oak. Oak in the tropical way. Sugarwater, with a hint of glue (in a good way), but showing lots of spices. Clove is the one I am getting mostly. The palate is sharp and dry, with fresh hard wood, very different to the whisky again. Sawdust, dryness, sweet with clove, pepper and a lot of complexity. A slight chemical hint that is restraint enough to make it more interesting. The finish is very warming with charcoal and bonfire notes, hardwood, sweet barbecue and spices.

Well, luckily I got to try this indeed. This is a better rum than any in that bottle share and really shows how interesting it can be, as a category. A highly recommended drink if you’re looking to diversify and still have a very complex, cask strength drink at hand. Unless you don’t like spices that is. There’s a lot of that going on.

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