Step into the world of exquisite rum with Appleton Estate's 17-Year-Old Legend. This remarkable rum pays tribute to the renowned 17 Year Old blend crafted by J Wray & Nephew in the 1940s—an iconic bottle that has become legendary in the realm of the spirit. Master blender Joy Spence has painstakingly recreated this historical blend, utilizing four exceptionally rare distillates, to capture the essence of the original with astonishing precision. With unwavering passion and commitment, Spence embarked on a challenging journey to honor the heritage of Appleton Estate and celebrate the legacy of classic cocktail craftsmanship.
Limited to a mere 1,500 bottles, the 17-Year-Old Legend is a highly sought-after collector's item, believed to never be replicated again. The original blend, which fascinated bartender Victor Bergeron and inspired the creation of the iconic Mai Tai cocktail, holds a special place in the annals of mixology. Each bottle of Appleton's 17-Year-Old Legend offers a symphony of flavors—a captivating interplay of caramelized pear and banana, intertwined with the warmth of nutty oak and subtle hints of floral herbs. The finish is long-lasting, leaving a velvety-smooth sensation that caresses the palate, creating an unforgettable drinking experience. Indulge in the allure of this rare gem, and immerse yourself in the history and craftsmanship encapsulated within every precious drop.
A rich amber with golden hues.
The aromas unfold with inviting notes of caramelized pear and ripe banana, mingling harmoniously with hints of warm, nutty oak. Delicate floral undertones add a touch of elegance to the bouquet.
On the palate, the 17-Year-Old Legend delivers a complex and layered flavor profile. The caramelized pear and banana notes take center stage, complemented by the rich and toasty character of nutty oak. Subtle hints of floral herbs add depth and complexity to the experience.
The rum has a luxurious and velvety texture, coating the palate with its smoothness and richness.
The finish is long-lasting, leaving a lingering sensation of caramelized sweetness and gentle warmth.
Appleton Single Estate 17-Year-Old Legend Jamaican Rum is a testament to the artistry and expertise of Appleton Estate. With its exceptional flavor profile, meticulous craftsmanship, and limited availability, it represents a true treasure for rum enthusiasts and collectors alike. Immerse yourself in the history and legacy of this remarkable rum, and experience the magic captured within each sip.