Nose: Oaky, dry. Very fragrant, sweet.
Palate: Rich, sweet and fruity. Tropical.
Finish: Light char, biscuity, molasses.
A nice, smooth, well-bodied rum. Smells great and tastes great too. I will definitely be buying a bottle.
Let's be honest, this rum doesn't need my praise. It doesn't need anything, except to be enjoyed by all avid rum fans. I actually laughed gaily when I tasted it. Oh the memories.
This is presently my favorite Rum... Lovely sweet undertones of fruit with just a hint of banana. Great shaped & heavy bottle spoiled by cork stopper that is too small to seal properly.
This is the real deal: smooth, consistent-like an old friend you know you can depend on. The flavor is complex with a smooth feel and a long finish. Every rum lover should have a bottle on hand.
As a rum drinker for many years, of Trinidad origin, I have tried many, discarded many, and would say that this is amongst my favourites along with Santa Theresa 1376, Diplomatico Reserva, Pampero Anniversario, English Harbour 7 yrs, ...to name a few. Smooth, great nose, not overly oaky. Good sipping rum, great with mixers (best with proper coca cola or ginger ale), a good export for Barbados, brings the sunshine out on a winters days...enjoy.
This got to be one of the very best spirits in the world today, not that i've tasted all of the best, or even close but this puts the bar sooo high. Watta Rum... And for the price a real bargain