Cognac meets Islay

La Maison du Rhum Mauritius Batch 4

A wonderful combination of maturation in ex-cognac casks and a long finish in ex-Islay whisky casks. The cognac casks added a delicious note of candied fruits, while the casks from Islay added a splendid smokey punch.

Country of origin Mauritius

La Maison du Rhum - An invitation to 'planet rum'

La Maison du Rhum is composed of extremely rare spirits, selected to meet the highest requirements in terms of quality: distillery selection, still type and ageing methods. Every bottle denotes a specific vintage or age and aims to respect the same values that make up the various parameters of the world of rum. La Maison du Rhum’s ambition is to value every origin and style, each tradition and know-how.

Mauritius 2012 comes from the Chamarel rum distillery which is renowned to produce one of the best rums of the island in addition to its hospitable Mauritian welcome. It is the younger distillery of the country, inaugurated in 2008, and produces French style rum from pure sugar cane juice sourced from their own sugar cane fields. This rum matured in ex-Cognac casks as well as ex-Islay whisky casks and is limited to 3.558 bottles.

Tasting notes

Nose:smokey, herbal, heather flower, slightly peated
Palate: smokey, candied fruits, dry vanilla
Finish: fireplace, ash notes

Still Column
Alcohol 53%
Volume 0,7l
Age 9 years
Produced by Dugas
Product type
Chill-filtered
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About the producer

La Maison du Rhum

The collection of La Maison du Rhum, which brings together some of the most renowned distilleries in their countries, consists of exceptional bottlings reserved for French amateurs from all over the world. Through the many origins, whether it is a rum, a rhum or a ron made from pure cane juice, molasses or cane honey, there are different traditions of know-how. The varied characteristics of rum are also expressed through the techniques and personalities of the master istillers and cellar masters. La Maison du Rhum brings together alcohols of great finesse and rarity with a strict choice of vintages, ages, types of stills and aging. So many parameters that will make the diversity of the rum world which the Maison du Rhum values.
The objective of this selection is to highlight each origin, each style to make us travel as close as possible to rum-producing countries and even to prestigious distilleries whose reputation is well established. The journeys make up the palace - Venezuela, Guatemala, Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Reunion - embark on a real cruise of taste discoveries. To present its collection, the Maison has chosen to call on a rum enthusiast and collector of old labels as a source of inspiration for the packaging of its bottles.

About the brand

La Maison du Rhum

A signature brand of Dugas, la Maison du Rhum brings together rums with authentic history, distinctive aromatic profiles and a true sense of origin. In addition, each cask has been carefully selected from each distillery by Mr Dugas and his rum masters. These exclusive rum casks were aged and blended in their home country, from all over the world, and bottled exclusively by Dugas in France.
One will find an extraordinary diversity of flavours and styles, from each and everyone of the casks, due to the different sugar basis molasses, sugarcane honey or pure “ sugarcane juice, offering different styles of rum French, English & Spanish. The unique labels in the series were inspired by vintage rum labels that we found in the collection of a rum aficionado.