Luxurious Guatemalan Zacapa Rum has unveiled its crowning jewel – La Pasión, The Ardour Cask. This beautiful creation marks the grand finale of the limited-edition Heavenly Cask Assortment, a unprecedented sequence that has captivated connoisseurs and spirits fans alike.
Crafted underneath the discerning eye of Zacapa’s Grasp Blender, Lorena Vázquez, La Pasión is a celebration of the distinctive Pedro Ximénez sherry cask employed within the Solera System ageing course of. This meticulous technique entails a collection of various cask varieties and kinds curated by Lorena to seize particular flavours, textures, and the proper hue.
The discharge of La Pasión completes the quartet of restricted editions inside The Heavenly Cask assortment, becoming a member of the ranks of La Doma – The Taming Cask, El Alma – The Soul Cask, and La Armonia – The Concord Cask. Every version pays homage to one of many 4 distinctive casks integral to the rum’s ageing course of.
“There isn’t any higher feeling than that of being shocked, awed, and enchanted by experiences that seize our imaginations and spark a way of surprise. This magical journey to create The Heavenly Cask Assortment has been one among such discovery and pleasure and is a rum which I’m immensely happy with. La Pasión – The Ardour Cask is the ultimate launch and most actually the jewel to our crown.” Says Lorena Vásquez, Grasp Blender for Zacapa.
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La Pasión unfolds as a sensory ode to the plush Guatemalan panorama. Elevated 2,300 meters above sea degree in Zacapa’s enchanting ageing facility in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, generally known as the ‘Home Above the Clouds,’ this rum advantages from cool air circumstances that enable it to slowly age, unveiling beautiful flavours.
Zacapa La Pasión – The Ardour Cask: Excellent Serve
The right strategy to bask in Zacapa La Pasión is neat, or over a big ice dice, and it additionally lends itself properly to cocktails such because the Zacapa Previous Usual or a Manhattan. Lorena recommends accompanying your drink with ripe Parmesan cheese and/or a plum or date jam.
Zacapa La Pasión – The Ardour Cask: Tasting Notes
- Visible: Mahogany with golden sparkles
- Palate: Prunes, raisins, dates, and occasional
- Nostril: Sweetness, vanilla, chocolate, dried fruit
- Pairing: Paired with roasted duck served with both a hoisin or 4 spices sauce.
Zacapa La Pasión – The Ardour Cask is in the stores on-line now.