Butterscotch, spicy bourbon oak, and fresh sugar cane on the nose. Bold on the palate. This rum has a nice medium-creamy body and the flavors are densely packed. Big notes of spicy bourbon oak and vanilla pair well with brown sugar, butterscotch and caramel. The palate has no heat at all, the alcohol is integrated very well, it has a touch of sweetness, leaning towards brown sugar, but overall the palate is fairly dry and finishes clean and dry.
Zafra Rum is named after a term for the sugar cane harvest. (It’s often associated with Cuba of the 1960s, where the Gran Zafra was a centerpiece of government policy — offices, schools, businesses closed and everyone was sent out to harvest sugar