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Angostura 1787 Rum Aged Fifteen Years

Angostura 1787 Rum Aged Fifteen Years

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Angostura 1787 Rum: A 15-Year Journey in Every Sip

The Angostura 1787 Aged Fifteen Years Rum is not just a spirit; it's a meticulously crafted journey through Trinidad and Tobago's rich rum-making heritage. Aged for a full fifteen years in burnt oak barrels, this exceptional rum embodies the tradition and expertise of the Caribbean island nation.

A Nose Rich with History

Pour yourself a generous measure of Angostura 1787 and take a moment to appreciate its alluring aroma. The first inhale reveals a beautiful balance of sweetness and complexity. Hints of prune, a touch reminiscent of rum-soaked raisins, mingle harmoniously with the subtle warmth of vanilla and baking spice. As the aroma unfurls further, deeper notes of toasted oak emerge, hinting at the rum's extended maturation and its intimate dance with the charred wood.

A Taste of Elegance and Refinement

The first sip of Angostura 1787 is an experience in itself. The rum glides effortlessly onto the palate, showcasing a perfect harmony between its inherent sweetness and a delightful layer of complexity. The initial burst of sweetness is reminiscent of ripe, sun-dried fruits like prunes and apricots, followed by a gentle wave of caramel and toffee. These sweeter notes are then complemented by a touch of oaky spice, lingering pleasantly on the tongue. The influence of the burnt oak barrels becomes more apparent here, adding a hint of vanilla and a whisper of smoke, creating a truly captivating taste profile.

A Finish that lingers with Distinction

As you savour the final throes of the Angostura 1787, a luxuriously long and satisfying finish takes hold. The sweetness softens, giving way to a touch of honeyed richness and a hint of brown sugar. A subtle note of new leather emerges, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to the overall experience. The lingering warmth of the oak spice ensures a truly memorable conclusion.

Unlocking the Full Potential: Serving Suggestions

To fully appreciate the intricate flavours of Angostura 1787, consider sipping it neat. This allows the rum's complete aroma and taste profile to unfold gradually, ensuring a truly rewarding experience for the discerning drinker.

For those who prefer a touch of dilution, a small splash of chilled, filtered water can help open up the rum's aromatic qualities further. Adding a single, large ice cube is another option, but be mindful that excessive dilution can mute the rum's delicate flavours.

The Art of Food Pairing: Perfect Matches for Angostura 1787

Angostura 1787's versatility extends beyond solo sipping. This exceptional rum can be a delightful companion to a variety of culinary delights. Here are some suggested food pairings to elevate your dining experience:

  • Chocolate: The rich, oaky notes of the rum pair beautifully with dark chocolate desserts. Try it alongside a decadent chocolate brownie or a slice of chocolate ganache cake.
  • Fruit and Cheese: Create a sophisticated cheese board featuring aged cheddar, manchego, or Gruyere. Pair these with dried fruits like apricots, prunes, and figs to complement the rum's inherent fruitiness.
  • Cigars: For cigar aficionados, Angostura 1787 offers a perfect match. The rum's complex flavours stand up well to the boldness of a premium cigar, creating a truly luxurious sensory experience.

Angostura 1787: A Timeless Treasure

The Angostura 1787 Aged Fifteen Years Rum is a testament to the art of rum-making. This exceptional spirit is more than just a beverage; it's a conversation starter, a luxurious indulgence, and a gateway to the rich rum-making heritage of Trinidad and Tobago. So, raise a glass, savour the intricate flavours, and embark on your own 15-year journey with every sip.

In Conclusion

Angostura 1787 Aged Fifteen Years Rum is a premium spirit crafted for those who appreciate exceptional quality and rich flavour profiles. By understanding its unique characteristics and exploring the perfect serving suggestions and food pairings, you can unlock the full potential of this remarkable rum and create truly memorable experiences.

At The General Wine Company, we are proud to offer Angostura 1787 Rum. Browse our website or our shops in Liphook and Petersfield to add this exceptional spirit to your collection and embark on your own rum-tasting adventure.

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