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Distilia Long Pond The Golden Age of Piracy Charles Vane 1983 38yr 52,5%

RX12843 Excellent Pot Still Rum Single Cask 108 bottles Above 250€
“Sublime Jamaican gem with harmonious fruits and elegant complexity. Unforgettable.”

Introducing "The Golden Age of Piracy Charles Vane," a 38-year-old Jamaican rum distilled in 1983 at the Long Pond distillery and bottled by independent bottler Distilia. This limited release gem, with only 108 bottles in existence, boasts an ABV of 52.5% and offers an enticing combination of glue, tropical fruit, intense ester, and pineapple on the nose. On the palate, tropical fruit, ester, intensity, balance, and woody notes create a symphony of flavors. Our community members praised its exceptional balance and rich complexity, with some even ranking it among their personal top 10 Jamaican rums. Perfectly integrated alcohol and a fruity, ester-y richness are hallmarks of this unique Long Pond expression, making it a must-try for any serious rum enthusiast.

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How does this rum taste?

An exceptional Jamaican treasure from Long Pond, the Charles Vane rum astounds with its masterful blend of rich tropical fruits, subtle spice, and hints of smoke. Complex yet perfectly balanced, a testament to its 38-year aging. A limited, remarkable find.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Glue Pineapple Tropical fruit Ester Peaches Tea

Taste

Tropical fruit Woody Nutty Complex Ester Balanced

Finish

Leather Woody Nutty Tropical fruit Vanilla Ester

Community reviews

9.2/1031 ratings
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9.3/10

“Incredibly complex and intense nose - to fall in love! First association was Hampden. Boiled down, tropical fruit, peach and pleasant esters - not too funky. The 38 years in the barrel rounded it out to perfection. Wow, a real explosion on the palate, this is also where the Long Pond character comes out. Perfectly balanced yet complex. Very pleasant bitterness. In the finish, some smoke is added.Outstanding! Absolutely exceptional Jamaican.”

Aroma

Intense Complex Tropical fruit Ester Papaya

Taste

Tropical fruit Intense Balanced Smoky Creamy
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9.0/10

“Retasting with the RumX guys. Lost a few points 😊 ------------ This is close to a perfect rum. We'll balanced and intense with perfect ABV integration. Draws very nice curtains in the glass and the empty glass has a wonderful nose. The angels must have been happy hovering over this cask for so long.”

Aroma

Glue Overripe Tropical fruit Ester Woody

Taste

Woody Oily Tropical fruit Ester Balanced
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9.2/10

“Sip for sip a piece of rum history. On the nose still impressively fresh for a 38 years aged rum and due to the force of the tropical fruits with great proximity to the Hampden bottlings from the same vintage. On the palate, the fruity melange remains far ahead, but now additionally paired with light lime notes, well-tarred barrel influence, spices and after a moment in the mouth with a subtle tart note that reminds me of dark chocolate. Age comes into play on the finish, somewhat capturing the youthful freshness from the nose and releasing us into a downright velvety finish. An impressive experience.”

Aroma

Papaya Overripe Glue Tropical fruit Pineapple

Taste

Mango Papaya Oak Roasted Green pepper

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
Brand
The Golden Age of Piracy
RumX ID
RX12843
ABV
52,5%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
1983
Cask number
#8
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
38 years
No. of bottles
108
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

814 €
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The RumX community has already added 9 bottles to their collections:

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About the Long Pond distillery

The Long Pond distillery is located in Jamaica. Rums from Long Pond have been reviewed 3,783 times with an average of 8.5/10.


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