Founded in 1753,Hampden Estatehas been distilling rum for almost three centuries in the Trelawny Parish, historically known as the grand cru of Jamaican rum. This particularly expressive 2022 Distillery Edition sets the tone right from the start for a tasting that explores a huge diversity of fruity registers, right to the empty glass. Medicinal notes guide its flavour and aroma palette to a decidedly empyreumatic profile.
Profile: Intense and medicinal.
Nose: Lively and smooth. Candied lemon, ripe banana, lychee, kiwi and Williams pear.
Palate: Taut and nervous. Pear, coconut, agave, pepper, sugar cane, rhubarb and vanilla.
Finish: Long and smooth. Tobacco, gentian root, salted butter caramel, raspberry and cherry.