Mezan Rums is a collection of carefully selected rums manufactured in the Caribbean, in its broadest sense, including also Guyana, and bottled in the most natural form possible.
Mezan rums nearly always come from a single distillery, which makes them a perfect example of the distillery style for a given location. They never contain any additives, are not additionally sweetened, coloured or chill-filtered. They are always matured in American oak ex-bourbon barrels.
Mezan Jamaica 2005 is a rum manufactured at the distillery operating at the Worthy Park Estate sugar cane plantation. The rum is manufactured there from sugar cane molasses, and then double distilled in copper stills installed there by Forsyth’s, a Scottish company responsible for distillation equipment operating in most Scotch whisky distilleries. Worthy Park distillery uses its own strain of yeast. According to the bottler, its bouquet offers notes of grass, dried fruits, green bananas and a hint of buttery sweetness, On the palate there’s oak, butterscotch, fruits, some pepper and vanilla.