La Maison du Rhum St. Lucia Batch 4
Eight years in first-fill American oak barrels turned this rum from St. Lucia Distillers into a real banana-bomb. It’s a complex rum with both fruity and herbal notes – no finish needed.Country of origin St. Lucia
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.
St. Lucia Distillers was born in 1972 from fusion of two distilleries on te island. Its international recogniion is due in large part to Laurie Barnard, director of the distillery for four decades. With its four stills, three pot stills and one column, in addition to their savoir-faire of aging and blending St. Lucia produces a fine collection of traditional rums. St. Lucia 2013 was distilled in a traditional column style and subsequently stored in 1st fill American white oak barrels. The rum is limited to 4,114 bottles.
Nose: ripe banana, herbal, mint, eucalyptus
Palate: flambéed banana, slightly woody, eucalyptus
Finish: mint and fresh
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.
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.