DON PAPA RUM
AGED IN EX-BOURBON AMERICAN OAK AND FINISHED IN PORT CASKS . 40% AVB
The Don Papa Port Cask commemorates the quincentenary of the earth’s first circumnavigation - an epic voyage ultimately leading to the landing of the Spanish in the Philippines. 500 years ago, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellen was commissioned by King Charles I of Spain to embark on an expedition in search of the Spice Islands. It was an odyssey over the edge of the world that would forever change the course of maritime history and navigation.
This limited edition rum is aged for 2 years in ex-bourbon American oak barrels, followed by 5 years in ruby-hued ex-port casks.
Colour: Light amber with hints of red
Nose: Resonant, deep notes of liquorice, polished oak, dark chocolate and muscovado sugar arrive first, followed by zesty blood oranges, ripe red berries, and a subtle note of fresh vanilla pods.
Mouth: Rich and mouth-coating with huge complexity. Notes of toasted oak, cinnamon, arabica coffee and toffee are beautifully balanced alongside a fresh vanilla sweetness, some subtle freshly picked orchard fruit, and a dusting of brown sugar.
Finish: Exceptionally long, lingering, and dry - with fading echoes of dark cacao powder and hints of dried figs.