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Savanna Traditionnel Type G2 (Staff Selection) 2006 11yr 59,4%

RX1079 Very good Column Still Rum Single Cask 661 bottles Under 250€

Experience an intriguing journey of flavor with the exceptional "Staff Selection 2018" rum. Crafted by the esteemed Savanna distillery in Reunion and aged for 11 years, this limited-release spirit is distilled from the finest molasses using a Column Still technique. The aroma envelopes you with its refreshing hints of mint combined with complex notes of woody and medicinal tones, underpinned by a robust presence of tobacco and a subtle hint of green pepper. Connoisseurs will appreciate the unique palate of this rum, characterized by a pepper-forward profile that seamlessly transitions into comforting tones of caramel and nutmeg, with a touch of salty intrigue. Its bold tobacco flavor is an impressive accompaniment to your sip, ensuring an immersive tasting experience. Enjoy the exquisite oily nature of this rum as it leaves a lingering aftertaste of slightly burned caramel with a medium finish adorned by persistent pepper notes. Its rich spice profile, including notes of herbs and citrus essential oils, brings a delightful complexity to its flavor. Whether you're seeking an extraordinary rum for your collection or to elevate your tasting journey, the "Staff Selection 2018" is a notable contender. Dive into the marvelous world of uniquely refined rum, limited to just 661 bottles worldwide!

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How does this rum taste?

An intriguing rum, Savanna's 'Staff Selection 2018' boasts a complex profile with robust pepper, herb, and citrus oil notes. Its mint-laced aroma and caramel undertones culminate in a warm, spicy, yet dry palate, though some find balance lacking in the peppery finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Woody Minty Medicinal Tobacco Green pepper Citrus

Taste

Caramel Peppery Tobacco Nutmeg Salty Oak

Finish

Spicy Caramel Woody Dry Herbal Overripe

Community reviews

8.3/1019 ratings
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8.5/10

“#4164 A very nice profile. Spicy and warm with some fruit and minty notes. The palate is dry and wonderfully warm.”

Aroma

Woody Medicinal Cherry Citrus Minty

Taste

Woody Citrus Peppery Caramel Salty
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8.3/10

“Delightful nose! Dark, toasty and intense. Nice and spicy on the palate. But the finish is unfortunately a bit too peppery and flat.”

Aroma

Minty Cherry Lemon Tobacco Woody

Taste

Salty Caramel Tobacco Papaya Peppery
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8.1/10

“Very peppery intense savanna. Almost something of a colorful pepper mixture, plus some citrus jam and caramel. Beautiful part but not a complexity monster!”

Aroma

Green pepper Red pepper Minty Citrus Medicinal

Taste

Papaya Red pepper Overripe Citrus Oak

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX1079
ABV
59,4%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
2006
Cask number
#490
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Savalle Still
Age
11 years
No. of bottles
661
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

141 €
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About the Savanna distillery

The Savanna distillery is located in Reunion. Rums from Savanna have been reviewed 3,728 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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