Matusalem Gran Reserva Solera 15 Dominican Republic Rum

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Closure: Synthetic stopper

More about Matusalem Gran Reserva Rum

Produced by: Matusalem & Co.
Owned by: 1872 Holdings International LLC
UK distribution by: Indie Brands
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Distilled from fermented molasses in the Dominican Republic, this golden rum is aged in American oak ex-bourbon barrels for undisclosed period before being married in what the producers describe as a “15-year solera system”.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 05/03/2016

Appearance:

Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma:

Vanilla and caramel fudge with butterscotch, mocha coffee, milk chocolate and nutmeg. Faint gingerbread and grilled almond.

Taste:

Dry and lightly spicy. Vanilla, butterscotch, creamy espresso/coffee beans, and milk/dark chocolate with some cocoa highlights, spicy hints of gingerbread and cinnamon, along with almonds, walnuts, nutmeg and orange zest.

Aftertaste:

Cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper spice with caramel, espresso coffee, dark chocolate and vanilla.

Overall:

Vanilla, butterscotch, creamy chocolate, butterscotch and coffee enlivened by cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper spice.

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