Saint James 12 Years Old Rum 70cl 43°
Aged for at least 12 years in oak barrels, Saint James rum 12 years of age is an amazing digestive, of high aromatic quality with a predominance of oak, with roasted nuances and spicy notes, evolving on the palate to develop on a certain suavity.
The masters blender at Saint James put all their talent in their old rums, made in the greatest respect of the traditions of agricultural rums AOC Martinique (controlled origin).
The warm and humid tropical climate of Martinique plays a key role in rum aging. This step is essential in the design of a rum. Indeed, it is during this period that it will develop all its character. It is to obtain this character that this rum is aged for 12 years.
The distillery of Saint James was born in 1765, at the foot of the peeled mountain, on the island of Martinique (St Marie). It is the most important producer of agricultural rum of the island, but also the most famous , even owning a rum museum.
Located on the heights of St Pierre in the 18th century, it was transferred to Sainte Marie following the eruption of the volcano of the peeled mountain, which charred the entire sugar cane fields, except for a part: those of the St James plantation.
Still active today, it would produce around 3 million liters of rum a year, making this distillery the largest producer of agricultural rum on the island.