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2006 El Dorado Versailles Single Still 12 Year Old Demerara Rum (750ml)

GUYANA
$120. 00 Bottle
$1440.00 Dozen
ABV: 40%
El Dorado originally launched a 'Rare Single Still Series' in 2016 featuring rums from three renowned Guyanese stills. These new releases come bottled at a much lower ABV, meaning the prices are also lower, making them much more accessible.

Demerara Distillers actually operate nine different stills capable of producing a range of rum styles. Of particular significance are three heritage wooden stills relocated from their original estates: Enmore, with its wooden continuous Coffey Still. Port Mourant, with its wooden Double Pot Still and Versailles with its wooden single pot still. The aim of these bottlings is to reveal the individuality and diversity of flavours that each still contributes.

Other reviews... Fascinating nose - whisky like. The dark fruits remind me of Canadian Club 20 year old or a sherried single malt, like Glendronach 12. The nose continues with pastry, like an almond croissant, sweet wood, and something like black currants or cherries - incredible! The palate has a touch of sweetness up front to begin, but this is not a sweet rum. There is a good dose of wood and spice before exiting to a woody, medium-length finish. I just nosed the empty Glencairn glass for 30 minutes afterward. Outstanding rum! - rumratings.com