J. Gow Fading Light


Chestnut cask aged pure single rum.
Pot still rum bottled at 43% Alc. Vol. 70cl
Zero added sugar or colouring.
Produced in Orkney, Scotland.

Fading light – the glow of the sun that never truly sets in the summer, or the dying light of short winter days. Known locally as the grimleens, the eerie dusk in Orkney has inspired many tales of ghosts and spirits.

Taste notes

Clean, bright, pale golden yellow colour. The nose is complex with estery notes of dried fruits, vanilla, cream and spice. The palate is smooth and long with hints of nuts and spice on the finish.

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Chestnut is more porous than oak, meaning the rum matures quicker. This in turn balances out the slow maturation associated with our cold climate. The unique flavour profile of chestnut, coupled with a long fermentation, creates an ultra-smooth rum. The pale golden colour lends itself perfectly to the name.  Enjoy it straight or over ice, it works incredibly well with mango juice.

If you’d like one of the 1st hundred ever bottles of Fading light there are a few available here at www.orkneywine.co.uk 

Try it in a rumhattan cocktail or in a banana daiquiri

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