New Booze: Rhum Damoiseau
Rhum Damoiseau is the leading producer of Guadeloupe Rhum
Agricole. Rhum Agricole begins with sugarcane, which are pressed to extract
the fresh sugarcane juice. Rhum Agricole
is only produced in the spring months of the year during the driest season. The
Appellation of Origin guarantees Rhum Damoiseau is crafted and bottled in
Guadeloupe. Damoiseau must comply with standard of quality concerning, source
and extraction of sugarcane, distillation, and aging.
Already associated in France, Rhum Clement and Rhum
Damoiseau are strengthening their partnership with this collaboration in the
Unites States. Damoiseau is imported by
Clément USA and is currently available in NY, NJ, CT, MA, DC, and FL; and will
open an additional half dozen markets in the middle of the country and western
regions of the US in early 2014.
Damoiseau Virgin Cane Rhum is white rum crafted from fresh
pressed sugarcane juice, distilled, mellowed, and reduced to bottle proof with
the addition of distilled natural spring water. SRP: $32.00 / 750ml
Damoiseau V.S.O.P. begins with natural rhum distilled from
free-run sugarcane juice and aged a minimum of 4 years in re-charred Bourbon
casks. SRP: $42.00 / 750ml
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