Alfredo Francisco moved to Nicaragua from Genoa, Italy in search of adventure and profit. In 1890 he built the beginnings of Flor de Caña distillery, at the foot of San Cristóbal volcano. The fertility of the surrounding land paired with enriched water and hot volcanic climate afford this rum its distinct flavor profile.
THE FLAVOR PROFILE
Toffee, caramel, dark chocolate, hazelnut and a touch of tobacco on the nose. Distinct nuttiness flows through the palate of this very balanced, enjoyable rum.
Rum is a liquor made by distilling sugarcane molasses or pure sugarcane juice. The distillate, a clear liquid, is usually aged in oak barrels. Most rums are produced in the Caribbean and the Americas. There are numerous styles of rum and they are typically delineated by region, distillation method, age, and sugar source.