Karukera 2008 L'Expression Batch #1
Rhum Agricole from the Karukera rum range from Esperance distillery, one of the oldest in Guadeloupe.
A 2008 vintage, this was bottled at full proof for the L'Expression series, which boasts 100% terroir from the Domaine de Sainte Marie. The area is planted with two varieties of cane: the R579, a soft, juicy, tasty and very fragrant reed, and B 69.566, the now famous "canne bleue" from which the Karukera rum is produced.
Karukera is a collaboration between distillery owner, Francois Longuetau, and Sylvain Guzzo, are exclusively distils pure juice from the canne bleu in Esperance's creole column stills, with maturation in French oak.