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Compagnie des Indes West Indies 8-Year rum

Compagnie des Indes West Indies 8-Year

Multiple | Aged | 40% ABV

7.1/10
12 ratings
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Mr. Rumantic 🇩🇪 | 296 ratings
Posted 3 years ago

The Compagnie des Indes - West Indies is a blend of rums that come from Barbados, Guyana, Panama and the Dominican Republic and were stored together for 8 years in oak barrels. Without additives, it is bottled with 40% alcohol in the bottle typical for C.D.I..

The nose is dominated by sweet oak and vanilla notes. Everything is very balanced and harmonizes well. Barbados dominates here. Guyana resonates with a light chocolate note. On the palate, the rum is balanced again. Sweet caramel and ripe fruit notes are dominant. Honey comes along. The finish is light and becomes a little more spicy. A little liquorice resonates.

The rum is really good and I recommend it especially for beginners who want to try rum without additives. For me, the 40% are a little too weak and the whole thing a bit watery. But still a fine drop. You can't do much wrong here.

Der Compagnie des Indes - West Indies ist ein Blend aus Rums welche aus Barbados, Guyana, Panama und der Dominikanischen Republik kommen und dann gemeinsam 8 Jahre in Eichenfässern gelagert wurden. Ohne Zusatzstoffe wird er mit 40% Alkohol in die für C.D.I. typische Flasche abgefüllt.

Die Nase wird von süßen Eichen und Vanille Noten dominiert. Alles ist sehr ausgewogen und harmoniert gut. Barbados dominiert hier. Guyana schwingt mit einer leichten Schoko Note mit. Am Gaumen ist der Rum wieder ausgewogen. Süße Karamel und reife Frucht Noten sind dominant. Honig kommt dazu. Der Abgang ist leicht und wird etwas würziger. Ein wenig Lakritze schwingt mit.

Der Rum ist wirklich gut und ich empfehle ihn vor allem für Einsteiger welche Rum ohne Zusatzstoffe probieren möchten. Mir sind die 40% ein wenig zu schwach und das ganze etwas wässrig. Aber dennoch ein feiner Tropfen. Kann man nicht viel falsch machen.

Rene Rum (PREMIUM) 🇨🇭 | 547 ratings
Posted 10 months ago

Ein etwas helleres Bernstein im Glas.
In der Nase fruchtig und leicht. Leckere Fruchtspiesse mit Bananen, Pfirsiche und Ananas über der Glut geröstet, der Fruchtzucker karamellisiert langsam. Vanille, zarte Kakaonoten und andere exotische Gewürze werden von erdigen Holztönen begleitet.
Am Gaumen weich, zart und ehrlich. Die Fruchtleckereien sind jetzt weg vom Feuer und ausgekühlt, die Karamell Glasur glänzt seiden im Abendrot. Warme flüssige Schokolade fliesst darüber und eine hauchdünne Schicht entsteht, Gewürz- und Holzstaub bleibt rasch daran kleben.
Im Abgang dezent und lang. Nichts kann sich wirklich entscheiden zuerst zu gehen, gemeinsam schreiten die Früchte, das Karamell, die Schokolade, die Gewürze, die Hölzer und die Grossmutter Richtung Sonnenuntergang.
Ein toller Blend der immer besser wird je länger er offen im Glas ist. Für Einsteiger, Geniesser und alle die den reinen Rum mögen. -8
Für meine 8. Rumrunde.

A slightly lighter amber in the glass.
Fruity and light on the nose. Delicious fruit skewers of bananas, peaches and pineapple roasted over embers, the fructose slowly caramelizing. Vanilla, delicate cocoa notes and other exotic spices are accompanied by earthy wood tones.
Soft, delicate and honest on the palate. The fruit treats are now away from the fire and cooled, the caramel glaze shining silkily in the evening glow. Warm liquid chocolate flows over it and a gauzy layer emerges, spice and wood dust quickly sticking to it.
Subtle and long on the finish. Nothing can really decide to go first, together the fruits, caramel, chocolate, spices, woods and grandmother stride towards the sunset.
A great blend that gets better and better the longer it is open in the glass. For beginners, connoisseurs and all who like the pure rum. -8
For my 8th rum round.

LUKAŽIGA 🇸🇮 | 127 ratings
Posted 4 months ago

8:The nose is balanced between a typical Barbadian woodiness of white oak, tobacco and vanilla, and a lighter, still vanilla-flavored body, slightly tinged with herbal notes. The cane sugar syrup is gently spicy, the fruit delicate, like an exotic fruit salad in syrup. Some dried fruit hovers over the rum without heaviness, as if on a knife-edge.
With a little time and air, the rum gains in roundness and develops its Barbados side on vanilla blond tobacco and coconut. The wood is young but tender and melted. The style is seductive and easy, round but not sweet, well balanced between English and Spanish tradition. The aromas are clean and luscious.
8:The palate is soft and pleasant, with a well-rounded, fruity and somewhat milky entry. The texture is very comfortable, the rum spreading out gently, without exaggeration. It quietly conquers the palate with sweet caramel, vanilla, tobacco and very tasty coconut. The exotic fruits are gently milky, easy but really pleasant.
7,5:The finish is very caramelized and mellow, still somewhere between Barbados and the Latino tradition. There's a hint of stone and resinous wood at the very end.

Kieron wood 🇬🇧 | 621 ratings
Posted almost 2 years ago

West indies

Nosing

Oak , cherry butterscotch , tobacco

Tasting

Oak barrel takes over most of the pallette this tastes like a very weak 8 year old blend it's as though its been mixed heavily with a lot of water ...

The nosing is beautiful but the tasting is much to be desired

dajana 🇪🇨 | 76 ratings
Posted over 2 years ago

Good taste, nice smell, pleasant to drink. Nothing outstanding and a bit overpriced.

BinoBRUCHHH 🇸🇪 | 31 ratings
Posted almost 3 years ago

Bra smak och hyffsat lång eftersmak. Väl balanserad, svårt att plocka ut smaker. Men något funky och mycket liten om någon sötma.

Rsvec 🇦🇹 | 80 ratings
Posted 3 years ago

Distict - ballanced - nice for the price. Will buy again

PineWood 🇧🇪 | 19 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Light colour and dry - you can taste no additives were used. Interesting, balanced nose, good flavours, not offensive in any way and very drinkable at 40%. As others have said maybe a bit watery or toned down but I think it's a very nice entry-level rum and I think most people that don't look for sweetened rums will like it.

JellyJortikka 🇫🇮 | 74 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

"West Indies 8 years, a blend without any additives – no added sugar, colorings or aromas and 100% 8 years old. Well rounded, delicate yet powerful, maintaining the signature natural elegance of Compagnie des Indes rums. Aged in American oak barrels, this West Indies blend brings together rums from Barbados for a hint of Pot still rums, Dominican Republic, Panama and British Guyana for the Column still"
40%abv

Nose: Quite sweet, caramel,peach vanilla, honey, star anise and wormwood
Palate: Nicely sweet for unsugared rum, honey, oak spice, nice pepperiness, peach that turns quickly into pleasant sourness like peach pit. Allspice and vanilla with bit star anise.
Finish: delicate and generously oaky with spiciness on the back palate.

Okay blend, nicely sweet for unsugared rum, bit on the light delicate side.

Cuvelierl 🇧🇪 | 29 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

yellow gold colour, spicy nose and a great well rounded taste. with 40% alc. this rum is quite easy to drink and has a lovely lasting flavour when you sip it. loved this one on a hot summer night dreaming away to the Caribbean.




Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: Compagnie des Indes
Country: Multiple
Name: West Indies 8-Year
ABV: 40%
Years Aged: 8
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Unknown
Distillation: Unknown
Women Led: No
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