Bacardi Ocho Anos Gran Reserva Rum

alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
8 years

Closure: Synthetic stopper

Product of: Product of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

For many years the preserve only of the Bacardi family, Bacardi 8-Year-Old was first released with a sherry oak finish, as a very limited edition, in 1995 for sale to Cigar Aficionado magazine subscribers. Bottled in a Baccarat crystal decanter it commanded a $400 price tag. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 03/02/2016

Appearance

Clear, coppery golden with bright copper highlights.

Aroma

Not quite ripe apricot/dried apricot, boatyard varnish, buttery oak/cedar cigar box lining, banana leaf, caramel, orange marmalade, chocolate and espresso coffee.

Taste

Medium-bodied. Demerara sugar, apricot marmalade, buttery oak, zesty orange and gingerbread with mocha coffee, prune rich fruitcake, overripe banana, butterscotch, vanilla and nutmeg spice.

Aftertaste

Burst of zesty vanilla chocolate orange immediately after swallowing with lingering buttery oak, vanilla and chocolaty mocha coffee, tart apricot and zesty orange.

Overall

Very complex and elegant with sweet orange marmalade, apricot jam and rich vanilla balancing dry buttery oak, zesty orange, espresso coffee, dark chocolate and nutmeg spice.

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