The House of Angostura has launched a rare, ultra-premium rum – Angostura Zenith. This latest limited-edition rum will join Angostura’s esteemed Private Cask Collection and the company has only produced one hundred and ninety-five (195) bottles globally.
The one of a kind distinguished flavours of this rum are derived from two of Trinidad and Tobago’s most iconic distilleries – Caroni 1975 Limited and Angostura Limited. Aged in charred American oak casks that were once used for bourbon, Angostura Zenith combines flavours of sweet and smoky depths, delivering a fine character with a unique blend of Angostura and Caroni aged rums ranging from 20 to 23 years old.
Zenith takes the House of Angostura Private Cask Collection to new heights with the last of the best of the legendary House of Caroni. Established in 1923 on the site of the old Caroni sugar factory, the now defunct Caroni Distillery produced highly sought-after rums notable for a distinctive heavy profile, rich, earthy and smoky.
Produced with the last of Caroni’s treasured molasses, tasting notes include rich aromas of cocoa, oaky notes with hints of raisins on the palate and subtle apple notes, complete with warm aged notes of sherry with a lasting dry, crisp finish – the perfect proportions to achieve absolute depth and balance.
Rich gold in colour, as befits such a rare release, Angostura Zenith has a deeply complex character, brimming over with sweet tropical fruits, warm vanilla toffee, indulgent cocoa and a dry, crisp oak smokiness.
The House of Angostura Private Cask collection consists of a range of limited-edition mature rums originating from specially selected casks with a dedication to artistry and craftsmanship. It captures the ageing process of Angostura award-winning rums, while highlighting the journey of the rums from cane field to the shelf.
The company’s much-awarded signature style stems from time-honoured techniques. Angostura rum is always made with only the finest molasses, fermented using the distillery’s own bespoke yeast culture, distilled in continuous column stills and aged in charred American oak first-fill bourbon casks.
Today, Angostura is the only rum distillery in Trinidad and Tobago, making the launch of Angostura Zenith a unique opportunity for rum lovers around the world.
Chairman of Angostura Holdings Limited, Mr. Terrence Bharath, said: “After three years in development, we’re delighted to extend our Private Cask Collection with the launch of Angostura Zenith, making our rum offering one of the most unique in the world. We are constantly striving to bring the spirit of Trinidad and Tobago to rum connoisseurs around the world and the launch of Angostura Zenith demonstrates our commitment to producing world class rums.”
A collector’s must-have, Angostura Zenith, limited to 195 bottles is available at a cost of £2,500 at select retailers.