Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend is a beautifully complex and elegant, rare rum celebrating Joy Spence’s 20th anniversary as Master Blender. In 1997 Joy made history, ascending to the helm of Appleton Estate to become the spirit industry’s first female Master Blender. At once an artist and a scientist, Joy has created some of the world’s finest aged rums. This exquisite limited edition is the culmination of Joy’s pioneering spirit, inventive mind, and dedication to her craft.
Name: Appleton Estate Joy
Nose: Orange Zest, Bananas, Vanilla and Citrus. Some floral and ginger on the backend, but evident there as well. Warm and inviting. Simple yet elegant and complex.
Palate: Butterscotch, cocoa, vanilla and creme brulee. A nice amount of almonds and toasted oak. Brown sugar, baking spices and a hint of honey. Sweet but not overpowering. Oaky.
Finish: Pleasant and medium. Sensual and inviting. Everything a 25 year old rum is supposed to taste like.