Mount Gay Master Blender Collection XO The Peat Smoke Expression Rum
This rum is made from a blend of column and pot still distilled rums selected by master blender Allen Smith. The rums aged from 8-15 years in American oak before finishing its maturation in peated whisky casks from Islay for its final six months of aging. It is bottled at a cask strength of 57% ABV. Mount Gay XO: The Peat Smoke Expression is a limited release with just 6,120 bottles produced--only 1,200 for the US.
APPEARANCE: Crystal clear, brilliant coppery hue. Slow running lanky legs develop when swirled.
AROMA: Distinct old oak aroma, stewed fruit and sweet caramel interlaced with warm chocolate, bourbon vanilla, and smoke.
PALATE: Initially delicate on the palate with a velvety texture, followed with a powerful freshness that culminates in a long opulent finish.