Aged: No age statement
Product of: Guatemala
A blend of rums said to be aged 6-23 years in a 'Sistema Solera' aging process. Ron Zacapa XO is matured at an altitude of 2,300 meters in casks previously used to age bourbon, Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherries. The final blend is married in French oak casks.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 08/04/2013
Clear, bronze amber.
Unctuous coffee-led chocolate, brazil nuts, overripe banana and Christmas spice.
Sweet and fruity (fresh apricot and dried fruit) with muscovado sugar sweetened mocha coffee, cinnamon spice and oaky vanillins.
Long, initially sweet fudge and chocolate turns chocolate covered nuts and mocha coffee before fading with apricot, espresso coffee, bitter chocolate and spice.