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Malecon Seleccion Esplendida 1979 29yr 40%

RX1208 Pleasant Column Still Rum Under 250€

The "Seleccion Esplendida" is a unique Panamanian rum crafted by the Malecon distillery. Distilled in 1979 from molasses using a Column Still and aged for 29 years, this rum boasts an ABV of 40%. RumX users have praised its delightful aroma and flavor profile, highlighting notes of sweet vanilla, raisin, woody scents, and hints of caramel, dark chocolate, and candied vanilla on the palate. A rum that would be appreciated by both rum and whisky enthusiasts alike for its complexity and richness.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Sweet Vanilla Raisin Woody Creme brulee Toffee

Taste

Caramel Sweet Dark chocolate Candied Vanilla Cappuccino

Finish

Creamy Caramel Bitter Barrel Vanilla Dry

Community reviews

6.6/1017 ratings
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7.1/10

“A retasting dropped som points. ----( We had a private tasting with a Malecon representative yesterday and had a great evening. This is a lovely rum and the finish is lightly dry and bitter in a good way so I think this one could be a hit with whisky lovers.”

Aroma

Barrel Caramel Vanilla Spice Citrus

Taste

Dark chocolate Elegant Balanced Clove Caramel
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6.8/10

“Farbe: Goldbraun Geruch: Süß und flau nach Zuckerwatte, gebrannten Mandeln und Pineapple Upside Down Kuchen. Geschmack: Süß im Mund, wird dann würzig. Beim Schlucken süß, kandiert mit Vanille und Karamell und etwas Pfeffer. Abgang: Kurz mit Karamell-Aromen. 68 Punkte”

Aroma

Sweet Pineapple

Taste

Sweet Spicy Candied Vanilla Caramel

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX1208
ABV
40%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1979
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
29 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

142 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 31 bottles to their collections:

25

closed

5

opened

1

emptied

19%

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About the Malecon distillery

The Malecon distillery is located in Panama. Rums from Malecon have been reviewed 390 times with an average of 7.2/10.


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