Ron Cubay Reserva Especial 10 Year Old

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Closure: Non-refillable screw caps

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 10 years

Product of: Product of Cuba Cuba

Ron Cubay rums are made from fermented Cuban sugar cane molasses and distilled in a column still. Two different rums are made and then blended together after being separately aged, an ‘aguardientes’ which leaves the still at 75% alc./vol and a ‘superfine’ at 95.5% alc./vol..
Cubay rums are aged in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels which are re-charred on the island.

Ron Cubay was founded in 1964 at Santo Dominco in Villa Clara province in central Cuba and was only available domestically until 2010 when the first exports were shipped to Europe. The full range of Ron Cubay available in Cuba:
Carta Blanca – 3 year old
Carta Dorada – 4 year old (not exported)
Añejo Suave – 5 year old (not exported)
Añejo – 7 year old
Añejo Reserva Especial – 10 year old

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 24/10/2013

Appearance:

Clear, deep coppery golden amber.

Aroma:

Tobacco leaf, faint smoke, old leather, old oak wardrobe and vanilla fudge.

Taste:

Rich buttery vanilla fudge, gentle peppery spice and chocolate.

Aftertaste:

Lingering spice, leather and vanilla fudge.

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