Caroni 20 Year Old 1997 vintage Caribbean Golden Rum from Trinidad. Rare example of the lost rum distillery. Bottled 2018 by Cadenhead’s.
Cadenhead 20 Year Trinidad Rum Tasting Notes
Nose: Oily rags, melba toast, poached pears, mango chutney and whiffs of diesel.
Palate: Petrol, lemon juice, caramel, pecans, dry roasted peanuts and agave syrup.
Finish: Long oily, more petrol and caramel.
Located in the heart of the Caroni plains’ sugar cane plantations, Caroni was established in 1918 as a single estate distillery and possessed its own sugar plant that supplied it with local sugar cane. Equipped with both column and pot stills, it made heavy rums with a distinctive, singular style.