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Nobilis Diamond No.18 SVL 2003 18yr 55,4%

RX12775 Very good Column Still Rum Single Cask 245 bottles Under 250€
“Smooth, rich molasses with fruity, spicy charm and balanced warmth.”

The No.18 SVL is a distinguished 18-year-old rum hailing from the Diamond distillery in Guyana. Selected by Nobilis Rum, this molasses-based, cask strength rum at 55.4% ABV was limited to a mere 245 bottles. The community appreciates its intriguing blend of spicy, woody, and fruity aromas, featuring papaya and vanilla. The palate relishes flavors of dark chocolate, nuttiness, vanilla, toasted notes, and a creamy texture. While retaining a balanced profile graced by molasses sweetness and oak, the rum is pleasant and easy to drink with its diverse blend of flavors. The No.18 SVL is an enjoyable and notable rum from Guyana, offering a delightful experience for rum enthusiasts.

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How does this rum taste?

A harmonious blend of spicy wood and bright fruits, Nobilis Rum's No.18 SVL charms with its creamy, rich, and warming palate. Despite its strength, drinkers appreciate its balance yet wish for a touch more complexity. A highly enjoyable Guyanese sip.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Woody Vanilla Spicy Fruity Papaya Oak


Dried fruit Dark chocolate Oak Woody Licorice Vanilla


Oak Bitter Caramel Vanilla Nutty Dark chocolate

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“Nose: woody-spicy yet fruity-fresh. Sweet and sour lemon with orange syrup and papaya. In addition, the sweetness of toffee. Behind that, tobacco and vanilla and a slightly artificial essence of polish. The alcohol stings a bit. Overall, the nose is a bit restrained.Palate: the alcohol from the nose is no longer noticeable on the palate. It seems really smooth and creamy, chocolatey and nutty. Also strongly reminiscent of sweet, soft licorice. It gets a bit bitter and licoricey in the back. Delicious and almost quaffable...This one is interesting, since nose and palate are different (palate better here!). Very tasty.”


Spicy Woody Fresh Fruity Lemon


Creamy Licorice Dark chocolate Toffee Delicious
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“Sweet profile with heavy molasses sweetness paired with wood flavors from the oak barrel, plus cooked red fruits, citrus notes as well as vanilla and some dark chocolate. Well balanced and pleasant to drink - the fruit adds another nuance, though ultimately I found it lacking a bit of final finesse. Still, a very good 2003 Diamond.”


Peanut Oak Lime Vanilla Papaya


Oak Peanut Vanilla Red fruits Papaya
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“This rum is 18 years old and thus not yet overtaken. Here, pleasing notes of vanilla, chocolate and hazelnut dominate as herbs and pencil, as sometimes known from representatives from Uitvlugt, Port Mourant, Enmore and Co. The alcohol (55.4 percent) is not perfectly integrated, but the rum is nevertheless prima drinkable. A very pleasing rum from Guyana, but without real highlights.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Column Still Rum
Made from
Savalle Still
18 years
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Under 250€
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What is the price trend for this rum?

167 €
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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,975 times with an average of 8.3/10.

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