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#6 – Appleton Estate 21 years old

2020 Spirits Awards

Appleton Estate 21 years old

Appleton Estate 21 years old

COUNTRY: Jamaica
ABV (PROOF): 43% (86)
PRICE: $ 109 | € 75
TYPE: rum

From Nassau Valley in the heart of Jamaica, Appleton Estate has become one of the most prestigious Caribbean rum producers. The master distiller made a special selection of their best-aged rums for this limited edition of 12.000 bottles. It shows a great harmony and structure for a 43% ABV bottling.

In the glass, it releases aromas of caramel and spices, enriched with cinnamon and orange peel. Honey. Hazelnut, wood and cocoa on the palate. The finish outlines honey and citrus.

92

HOW ARE THE AWARDS MADE?

Among the rums tested during the year in blind tastings and reviews, those who scored the best were selected. These products were then tested once again in a new blind tasting, which means not knowing what they are during the tasting. The only indication on the sample concerns the ABV content: a red mark states that the product has an ABV higher than 50% (100° proof).  The test results are then compared, and the TOP 10 is made. This list will be published in detail in the Winter 2020 issue of CigarsLover Magazine.

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