Chairman’s Reserve 1931 rum from St. Lucia Distillers was made as a tribute to the founder, Denis Barnard, and the year he established the distillery, 1931. The rum marries a blend of both molasses and agricole rum, distilled in both Coffey and pot stills, which are then aged in both bourbon and Port casks. It’s quite a varied spread. The complex spirit is then presented in an elegant decanter, complete with wooden stopper.
Well-structured, with raisins, cocoa, crème caramel and butterscotch, followed by tannic oak and a hint of leather, with classic sugarcane grassiness appearing on the finish.