Eminente Reserva 7 Year Old Cuban Rum

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Bottle size: 70cl
£ 43.95
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alc./vol: 41.3%

Proof: 82.6°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 7 years

Product of: Product of Cuba Cuba

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Eminente Reserva is a blend of full two different styles of Cuban rum, both distilled from molasses and aged for at least 7 years with multiple blending stages during this period.
A full-bodied rum distilled to 75% alc./vol. is aged in ex-whisk(e)y casks and a blend of these casks is then mixed with a lighter style Cuban rum distilled to 96% alc./vol.. This blend of two different rums is then re-casked for further ageing.

Eminente and its elaborate aging and blending process was created by César Martí - one of Cuba's ten Maestros Roneros (master Cuban rum distillers).

Eminente is packaged in a distinctive crocodile skin-like textured glass bottle representing the crocodiles found in the Zapata Swamp, Cuba's largest wetland habitat. The side label resembles a travel ticket and tells the story of Eminente. Each label is individually numbered.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 23/03/2021

Appearance:

Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma:

Roasted coffee beans, leather, cigar box, cacao, and toasted almond.

Taste:

Full-bodied. Rich vanilla, brown sugar, caramel and prunes are balanced by bitter oak tannins, coffee, and dry cigar leaf. The palate is livened by ginger, nutmeg and peppery spice.

Aftertaste:

Long dry finish with cacao, coffee and faint smoke.​

Overall:

Appropriately for a Cuban rum, Eminente is best described as "a cigar rum." Full-bodied and dry with notes of vanilla, brown sugar and caramel dried by oak tannins, coffee and cigar leaf.

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Bottle size: 70cl
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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 3770015612013
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Agglomerated cork stopper

Raw Materials

Molasses

Composition

Energy: 228Kcal/100ml
C02 injected? No

Wood maturation

Type of wood used for main maturation: American Ex. Bourbon
Type of vessel used for main maturation: American Standard Barrel (ASB) 180 - 200 Ltrs

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