Rum is not condemned to be consumed only as an aperitif or digestif. It can…
In the 19th century, Habitation Saint-Etienne was one of Martinique’s main sugar mills. Like many others, it was converted into an agricole rum distillery at the end of the same century, and ceased production in 1988.
Here, we are no longer witnessing the Marc Sassier of Saint James rums, Martinique, a true rum expert with a technical, historic and strictly regulatory approach: a real Occam’s razor!
Thanks to Rhum, this little Martinique hamlet has become famous around the world – even if its distillery has been out of action since 2004. But the 120 ha plantation still provides its sugarcane juice, and the two distillation columns are still active on the Riviere-Pilote site, less than 5km away.