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Savanna The Wild Island Edition - Piton des neiges 2006 12yr 63,9%

RX11949 Very good Column Still Rum Single Cask 250 bottles Above 250€

Introducing the "Wild Island Edition Grand Arome - Piton des neiges," a limited release rum hailing from Reunion's Savanna distillery. Distilled in 2006 from molasses using a column still and aged for 12 years, it is bottled at cask strength with an impressive ABV of 63.9%. Only 250 bottles of this rare treasure are available. Tasting notes reveal aromatic scents like strawberry, overripe pineapple, banana, and brown sugar. The palate picks up flavors of strawberry, dark chocolate, honey, and mild pineapple. Surprisingly smooth and mild despite its high alcohol content, this rum offers a well-rounded and harmonious experience. Users noted a delightful sweetness complemented by rich fruity notes, with some finding similarities to other Savanna rums after allowing it to breathe in the glass. It's a must-try for rum lovers seeking a unique and flavorsome taste adventure.

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How does this rum taste?

The Wild Island Edition Grand Arome - Piton des Neiges boasts an impressive aroma balance, with solid fruity and sweet tones. However, it's a bit overpowered due to a high alcohol percentage. Rare but not necessarily superior in taste.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Strawberry Overripe Pineapple Banana Brown sugar Spicy

Taste

Strawberry Dark chocolate Pineapple Honey Spicy Allspice

Finish

Strawberry Roasted Woody Pineapple Mango Banana

Community reviews

8.6/1016 ratings
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8.4/10

“Solid Savanna representative with nice fruit esters, mint tea, heavy and compact sourness, some olive and wood - nice bottling.”

Aroma

Strawberry Pineapple Banana Mango Lime

Taste

Strawberry Pineapple Minty Tea Honey
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8.4/10

“Beautiful balanced nose with pleasant sweetness. The sweetness continues on the palate, complemented with strawberry and pineapple. The finish continues harmoniously with a slight honey note.”

Aroma

Overripe Strawberry Pineapple Brown sugar Sweet

Taste

Strawberry Dark chocolate Honey Mild Pineapple
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8.5/10

“Despite the high alcohol content a surprisingly mild rum, but in the overall impression rather restrained!”

Aroma

Strawberry Overripe

Taste

Strawberry Dark chocolate Allspice Mild

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX11949
ABV
63,9%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
2006
Cask number
#991
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
12 years
No. of bottles
250
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,067 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 26 bottles to their collections:

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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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