Six Top honors at the 2015 San Francisco World�s Spirits Competition including Best Rum, Best Aged Rum and Best of Show Aged White Spirit 92 Rating by the Beverage Tasting Institute. Offering an exquisite aroma of cherries and candied fruit, a pleasing initial taste that is not cloyingly sweet, with a light, easy body and a smooth warm finish with a gentle hint of oak.,Every batch of rum starts with the selection of the finest sugar cane. Our master distillers carefully select sugar cane varieties both local (San Cristobal) and foreign (Barbados, Trinidad) for an optimal flavor profile and bouquet. ,Batched for quality, the sugar cane is processed into juice. Only natural spring water and homegrown yeast are added to the juice providing optimum fermentation process over a period of 36 to 48 hours. it is distilled in a stainless steel 4-column still. Then transferred to spent, charred American white oak bourbon casks to mature. Maturing takes place at sea level, where natural environmental conditions contribute to the terroir (local characteristics) of the rum. ,Master blenders Arthur and Brojen Fernades Domecq use their combined expertise to balance the proprietary blend in our 8 Year Rum.