The Barbancourt family is of French origin, hence the spelling 'Rhum' on the label. Sugar cane grown at Domaine Barbancourt as well as other parts of Haiti is hand cut between November and June, then thrice milled, then fermented for about 72 hours with a proprietary strain of yeast developed in-house. \n\n \n\nDouble distilled in a column still to 70% ABV, then second distillation yields a spirit of 90% ABV. The newly distilled liquor is diluted with water to 50% ABV before storing solely in French Limousin oak barrels and set aside for aging. \n\n \n\nAfter aging for 4 years in white Limousin oak, whose larger pores facilitate the exchange between the rum oxygen in the surrounding air, Barbancourt 4 year old rum possesses light delicate flavors. Fully enjoyable on the rocks or with a mixer. It lends itself to the best cocktails as well as in cooking recipes Barbancourt 3 Star is a delight amongst gourmets.
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