Fine & Rare from The Kenilworth

British Royal Navy Imperial Reserve Rum from The Kenilworth Single Flagon Collection

British Royal Navy Imperial Reserve Rum from The Kenilworth Single Flagon Collection

The following tasting notes are from Bottle 1 of 9, an incredible example of history creating pure heaven in a glass.

Heavy aromas of treacle, tar and tobacco come rushing out of the glass followed swiftly by butterscotch, new oak and black pepper caramel. Hints of fresh sawdust and bursts of cooked fruit like tarte tatin, caramelised pineapple and bitter marmalade dance around nuances of cinnamon smoke, toffe popcorn and outstanding Demerara sugar notes. An aroma that lasts and lasts!

The palate is remarkably direct; starting initially sweet with a good viscosity featuring rich fruit cake and soft spice notes, elements of toffee apple, rum & raisin fudge, fresh Tahitian vanilla pod all fade to reveal slightly bitter notes of espresso and dark chocolate allowing the finish to develop into a light and oaky mixture of tobacco, white peppercorn and cooked bananas.

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£ 550