Rare and luxurious Jamaican rum Hampden Estate HGML 12 year old Rare Cask Series #24 with the highest possible value of esters allowed by Jamaican legislation.... find out more
Hampden Estate HGML 12-year-old Rare Cask Series #24 is luxurious and rare Jamaican rum with a very high ester content of 1,000-1,100 g/hla. This is the maximum value that the legislation in Jamaica allows. At the same time, it is also one of the rarest cases of 12-year-old rum with the designation HGML (very high degree of esters)
As the level of esters indicates, it is also a distinctive rum with an extremely rich aromatic and flavor palette. It opens with strong but elegant empyreumatic, medicinal, beeswax-banana notes as well as freesia and lime flowers. Subsequently, this rum reveals a number of different shades and its delicate character full of taste of fresh figs, oranges, acacia honey and cocoa.
Produced only in a very limited number of 275 bottles.
Color: gold with a copper reflection
Nose: full, deep and very rich, beeswax, flambéed banana, roasted pineapple, medicinal notes of tiger balm and arnica, empyreumatic notes (kerosene), freesia and lime blossoms, dark chocolate, salt, candied apricots, toasted walnuts
Taste: rich and silky, fresh figs, ringlots, sweet spices like cinnamon and ginger, blooming geranium, lavender, cloves, carnations, licorice, orange, mandarine, dark chocolate
Finish: long, smooth and spicy, vanilla, cane syrup, acacia honey, cocoa, licorice, fine tannins, delicate flowers and spicy ginger juice