Clément Single Cask Rhum Agricole

Rhum Agricole Vieux

Rhum Clément // Martinique

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3 out of 5 stars
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Homère Clément founded Habitation Clément at Domaine de l’Acajou when Martinique was in the midst of a sugar industry crisis, when beet sugar and cheap South American gained popularity. He had the notion to produce what is now called rhum agricole from fresh pressed sugarcane juice in the style of brandy, using a single-column pot-still. Rhum Clément Single Barrel is a mono-varietal rhum agricole, aged 8 years in new French oak unfiltered and bottled at cask strength. Each bottle is signed by the Cellar Master, labeled with the bottle number, barrel number, date of aging, and sugarcane varietal.

  • age
    8 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Rhum Agricole Vieux
    Rhum distilled from fresh sugarcane juice that has been aged in oak in barrels not to exceed 650 liters. In Martinique, aging requirements are at least 3 years for a VO designation, 4 years for VSOP, 6 for XO, and at least 6 for vintage rhums. Hors d'age is aged between 8-12 years.
  • Cask Type
    new French oak

Tasting Notes

"A medicinal (the kind of medicine you want to take) aroma wafts out of the glass mixed with pinecone and cedar. On the palate, the telltale Clément fruity grape notes mix with sage, basil and oregano. Vanilla, espresso, bittersweet chocolate and a good rancio funk carry it into the slightly hot finish."

Score 87

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