St. George California Reserve Aged Agricole Rum
89 Points

Distilled from fresh California sugarcane and aged four years in French oak, this agricole-style aged rum is on par with what you find coming out of Martinique, though it has more sass. Bold aromas of banana and savory truffle burst out the glass the moment it's poured. On the palate, think banana flambé, with ripe fruit, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, plus a drying, astringent feel.

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  • Rating
    89
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Unflavored Rum
  • Date Published
    6/1/2015
  • User Avg Rating
    Not rated yet [Add Your Review]
Kara Newman 
Spirits Editor
Kara Newman reviews spirits and writes about spirits and cocktail trends for Wine Enthusiast. She's the author of Shake.Stir.Sip.: 40 Effortless Cocktails Made In Equal Parts (Chronicle Books, 2016) as well as ROAD SODA: Recipes and techniques for making great cocktails, anywhere (Dovetail Press, 2017). Email: spirits@wineenthusiast.net
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