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An excellent induction into the agricole world.
The Trois Rivières property has been round since 1660, however
solely been producing rhum from sugar cane juice since 1940.
one of the best classic in latest historical past, the 1998, the 2000 and the 2007.
cane juice, which has been fermented for twenty-four hours earlier than being distilled on a
small column nonetheless.
years in a mixture of french and american oak casks, earlier than being bottled
at 42% ABV and equipped with a AOC Martinique.
of kind of related particulars.
or something like that.
nerves, hurry by the official Trois Rivieres website, and polish of your excessive
delivers numerous helpful data.
Full disclosure: My third of a bottle was given to me by
none apart from Mr. Benoit Bail of The Agricole World Tour after spending a number of
hours at his sales space at a latest rum present, hogging his sidekick Jessica, who smiling and gently took
us by way of approach too many rhums in approach too little time.
didn’t get that together with my bottle).
Fake metallic necklace with the quantity 1660 engraved, referring
to the time when the plantation was based.
with a plastic stopper.
brief gross sales pitch on the again. However nothing to make your toes curl.
”pop”, and pour your self a dram, you’re handled with a golden amber liquid.
thousands and thousands of legs.
struck by the light and chic nature of it. First impressions have been fairly
funky although. Virtually reminding me of a child Hampden.
lemons straight from the tree.
a bit treacle.
appropriately on to the palate.
lichees, blended with some cane juice and numerous tannins,
ageing, which I’ve discovered to be slightly apparent in different youthful agricoles.
depth, a bit stability and surprises.
Essentially the most intense flavours fade quick, with little or no fuzz.
After a number of seconds it flares out simply barely, earlier than
remodeling into a really lengthy and really refined mixture of inexperienced apples and
recent cane juice, with sufficient tannins to go away a dry and properly cleaned outdo.
Not unhealthy in any respect. I may have wished for extra flavours and a
slower preliminary fade, however the entire profile of the rhum would by no means permit it.
It’s simply not that type of rhum.
overlook, due to the absence of any actual edge or surprises.
agricoles, and I’ve tried to observe that when ever the possibility arose. And so
far I’m glad I did.
dimension to the rum world, and you’ll’t very properly declare to be an fanatic
with out bringing out the rhums.
of what you will get from an agricole.
A semi funky fruit bomb, with typical agricole
you get an opportunity.
the identical worth vary. I’ve tried rums and rhums twice the value, which
couldn’t even hope to check with the Triple Millesime.
that utter bull crap.
I might suggest this one as an amazing entry level.
It’s nice, tasty and simple to method. It exhibits off
typical agricole flavours with out going haywire with it. It’s bottled at a
manageable energy, which ensures that your tonsils survive the experiment.
And on the worth you could possibly simply cut up it with a buddy, and be accomplished with it
if the profile doesn’t swimsuit you.
brief comings apart, it lands a…