Review: Plantation 2005 Jamaica

Price: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Long Pond & Clarendon / Maison Ferrand

Region: Jamaica

45.2% ABV

Distillate: Molasses

Aged For: 12 Years in Jamaica, 1 Year in France

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, Ferrand Cognac Casks

Additives used: May have up to 0.1% E150a coloring

Color: Chestnut

Drank: Neat, in a snifter

Nose: Strong, with papaya, kiwi, and pineapple with an estery funky background. Earth, oak, banana, floral, and butter.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body

Palate/Taste: Buttery pastries, vanilla, funk, oak, peach, molasses, mint,

Finish: Medium warmth and long lasting, minty, earth, esters, oak, citrus, and walnuts

Thoughts: For me this is the right level of funk in my rum, present but now a completely overpowering experience.

Score: 84 out of 100

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