Tag: martinique rum

A1710: a string of Perles!

2018 vintages by the shoveful! Talking about the new blends by A1710: Nuée Ardente and Soleil de Minuit… Let’s begin with Nuée Ardente 44.8%, a blend of 7 rums aged for 10 to 18 years. More woody notes and character, a direct result (we’ve been told) of…


Maison La Mauny: V. O. for Very Original

From now on, Maison La Mauny Signature du Maître de Chais will be sold under the name “VO Signature du Maître de Chais” -VO for Very Old, because of the ageing period (at least 3 years)! Maison la Mauny have given this original creation a new package…


A1710 and the real gems

The little Martinican distillery never ceases to amaze. It celebrates its first anniversary this year and is about to launch two new white rums called “La Perle Rare” (the real gem), at 52% and 52.5% ABV, both produced from sugarcane grown on an organic land (ECOCERT certified),…


The aptly-named Favorite!

La Favorite, a rum producer on the rise among rum lovers, has set aside 5,000 bottles of its 2009 vintage, previously available at Club Expert Dugas. Let it be known that trade expos are not the best place to discover new spirits, what with the smell of…


Saint James celebrates 20 years of the AOC with a new vintage

For the 20th anniversary of the AOC and following the recent election of Saint James’ oenologist Marc Sassier as chairman of AOC Martinique (from now on, we should call him Mr. Sassier or Mr. Chairman!), the rum maker has launched the brand new Single Cask 1997 in…


Neisson pulls out all the stops as its 85th anniversary

Armade, or the 4 decanters of the Apocalypse, are enough to get your bank privileges suspended! The squadron of 4, which assembles the oldest vintages of the producer, has been imprisoned inside crystal decanters, for the greatest pleasure of collectors and wealthy drinkers alike! It should be…


Trois Rivières and Maison La Mauny score twice

Staying at the top is hard. Trois Rivières knows that and always launches new products very carefully. Before even announcing their latest new rhum, let’s remember that “L23”, the letter and first number in its name rings a bell in many rum lovers’ minds. Last year, Trois…

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