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


Clear, deep golden amber.


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


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.


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


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

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