Plantation Extrême No. 3 Jamaica HJC 1996
Plantation // Jamaica
This is one of two bottlings released for Plantation's Extrême No. 3 Collection. Both bottlings were distilled in Jamaica at the famed Long Pond Distillery in 1996. The distillery offers different styles, or marques of rums which range from lightest to most intense. This HJC bottling offers an ester rate of 345g/hlap and is said to have "a profile marked by rich spiced notes." It aged for the first 21 years in Jamaica in former bourbon barrels then for its final year in France in Ferrand casks. Bottled at cask strength.
Aged RumRum that is aged, but no specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for length of aging, but will often carry an age statement (which should be taken with a grain of salt). Often thought of as "sipping rums".
Cask Typeex-bourbon and ex-cognac
"A big, funky nose showcases bananas flambé and its requisite flavors, melted butter with cinnamon, and caramelized brown sugar. A big dose of hogo is also present, with tropical fruits including papaya, kiwi, and mango. Those tropical notes stay strong throughout a fiery, astringent palate also offering cloves, allspice, oak, and cooked fruits. The finish is long, peppery, and loaded with spices, with an aftertaste like chewing on tropical fruit bubblegum."