Most white, unaged rums are made industrially, that’s, from the molasses byproduct of sugar refining. But not Rhum Clément on the island of Martinique within the West Indies. All of its rums, together with the whites, are labeled agricole, which means agricultural, distilled from the fresh-pressed and fermented juice of sugar cane. The firm has now renamed its fundamental white rum as blanc agricole and with leaner packaging, amongst different efforts, has decreased the worth. It’s 80 proof, a mix of a number of kinds of sugar cane and whereas assertive has floral and citric notes. Rhum Clément additionally makes one other one, barely mellower in taste: the Canne Bleue, 100 proof, from a single kind of sugar cane.
Rhum Clément Agricole Blanc, $29.96, astorwines.com.
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