Mount Gay XO Reserve Cask Barbados Rum 0,7 l
|Alcoholic strength||43% vol.|
The promising aroma of the excellent Mount Gay XO Rum is so seductive like no other. Decadent chocolate, creamy caramel and sweet vanilla sugar melt together in the nose and spoil the sense of smell. The fruity notes in the overtone mingle with tobacco, fennel seeds and oak and enhance the character of the pleasant Mount Gay XO Rum. Gently fresh fruit aromas and tropical fruit lingers on the palate. In addition, the taste symphony are given mild spices, cashew and molasses which underline the full-bodied and complex flavor of the Mount Gay XO Rum. For an irresistible pleasure the full-flavored Mount Gay XO Rum lends itself especially well to taste pure in order not to weaken the strong character, however is also a great addition to an exotic cocktail, on ice and in a warm winter toddy.
The mellow and fragrant Mount Gay XO Rum comes from the idyllic Caribbean island of Barbados. Little by little the distilleries have spread to the neighboring islands, also because most distilleries were forced to close in Barbados. Mount Gay is dubbed as the oldest working distillery in the world established in 1703 by two officers, Ensign Abel Gay and Lt William Gay and today the label still bears their name. Since the delicious Mount Gay XO Rum is the oldest fine specimen of the company, one could speak of the "elders of the ancients". The fantastic full bodied Mount Gay XO Rum is mainly distilled twice in pot stills and developed compared to the Mount Gay Eclipse Rum ensuring an even stronger flavor during its maturation phase of up to 10 years in oak barrels. The water that is used for the production of Mount Gay XO Rum is repeatedly filtered through sandstone to be as soft and pure as possible.
The bottle of the Mount Gay XO Rum is impressive but simple and humble and allows the Mount Gay XO Rum inside to shine. The wide round shouldered bottle has a cork top and this is the perfect addition to a Rum collection.
Several international awards decorate the excellent Mount Gay XO Rum. 2001 Rum at the International Spirits Challenge Award in London. In 2005 it won at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition Double Gold and three years later it got 95 out of 100 points from the Beverage Testing Institute. In addition, the Mount Gay XO Rum has been awarded five times with Gran gold on the Monde Selection in Brussels.
- Gran five gold from the Monde Selection in Brussels
- 2008 - 95/100 points, Beverage Testing Institute
- 2005 - Double Gold, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
- 2001 - International Spirits Challenge, London Mount Gay XO Rum
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|Manufacturer/Importer||CLS Remy Cointreau Carrefour Molière, 49124 Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou Frankreich Mount Gay Distilleries Ltd. Exmouth Gap, Brandons Spring Garden Highway St. Michael Barbados|