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Spirits Shop Selection Caroni The Legend Collection HTR 1997 21yr 63,8%

RX1059 Very good Single Cask 220 bottles Above 250€

The Legend Collection HTR from Caroni distillery is a 21-year-old rum, distinguished by its complex and robust profile. Aged in Trinidad and bottled at an ABV of 63.8%, this limited edition rum reveals inviting aromas of rubber, vanilla, and caramel, intertwined with nuances of barrel and a touch of metallic. On the palate, it delivers roasted, mineral notes, complemented by vanilla and caramel, with a subtle barrel influence. Despite needing some time to fully open up, it offers a distinctive experience with better ABV integration. Ideal for those appreciating a rich, mature rum, this 1997 Caroni release stands out for its depth and character. With only 220 bottles available, it’s a prized choice for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Rubber Vanilla Barrel Caramel Metallic Anise

Taste

Roasted Vanilla Barrel Mineral Caramel Black pepper

Finish

Smoky Rubber Vanilla Barrel Black pepper Anise

Community reviews

8.8/1013 ratings
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8.2/10

“Not too bad a release, would have loved a slightly better ABV integration. Needs to rest for a good while before it releases its flavours.”

Aroma

Rubber Vanilla Woody Lemon Tar

Taste

Woody Roasted Rubber Vanilla Dried fruit
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9.0/10

“Revisiting. Still a fantastic rum for the price”

Aroma

Barrel Rubber Vanilla Caramel

Taste

Barrel Mineral Caramel Black pepper Chocolate
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7.9/10

“A good '97 Caroni, but nothing outstanding.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX1059
ABV
63,8%
Vintage
1997
Cask number
#65
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Age
21 years
No. of bottles
220
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

424 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,610 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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