Hampden Green House Rum
PURE SINGLE JAMAICAN RUM
Hampden Estate is one of only two remaining independent distilleries in Jamaica and is often considered to be of the best in the world – 59% , 750ml
Hampden Great House 2020 is the second release of the exclusive distillery edition. It’s sold at the distillery and in limited quantity in select markets, Navigate World Whisky is proud to bring this expression to South African shores. Great House Distillery Edition is a tribute to the astonishingly old mansion at the distillery.
Hampden’s Great House was built in 1779 by the first owners of the estate, the Stirling's, It’s first floor was used for rum storage (barrels waiting to be transferred to cargo ships) until the 20th century. Today it’s the house of representation for guests and visitors.
Hampden Great House 2020 is a blend of two different rums of different “marks” and vintages. 80% OWH 2013 and 20% <>H 17. OWH refers to the classic light Hampden formula, while <>H is an iconic mark of the distillery esteemed by rum experts all over the world.
Nose: Rich and powerful. Medicinal and camphorated with ripe banana and pineapple flavours.
Palate: Bold and straightforward. Chocolate, liquorice tobacco and empyreumatic.
Finish: Long and unctuous. Cinnamon nutmeg, cocoa, rum baba.