DISTILLERY: Distilleria Colombiana.
MATURED BY: Leclerc Briant.
MATURED IN: French Oak “Chaue légère” (light toast).
TIME OF FINISHING: Fourteen Months.
NUMBER OF BOTTLES:
ABV: 41.2% Vol.
A 39-year-old Dictador Rum from a 1978 single vintage cask, finished in sherry casks and then shipped to Leclerc Briant in Champagne, where the rum spent 14 months further in lightly toasted French Oak "Chauffe légère" cask by Leclerc Briant.
NOSE: Stewed fruits, apple crumble, pear drops and some red cherry notes.
PALATE: White flowers, peach puree and red apples, with an undertone of ripe red cherry, tart mandarin and some lemon pith.
FINISH: A more robust finish, with some notes of oak vanilla, a touch of strawberry and some rhubarb chutney at the end.