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CDI Grays Mauritius (Perola) 2009 13yr 53,1%

RX12864 Very good Single Cask 597 bottles Under 100€
“Mauritius gem with a harmonious, fruity Armagnac finish; exceptional value.”

The Mauritius (Perola) rum is a unique 13-year-old rum produced at the Grays distillery in Mauritius and bottled by the independent bottler Compagnie des Indes. Distilled from sugar cane juice in 2009, it is aged in an Armagnac cask for 20 months, resulting in a cask strength of 53.1% ABV. With just 597 bottles in this limited release, it is a rare gem for rum enthusiasts. According to user reviews, this rum has a captivating aroma, encompassing Armagnac, peaches, apricot, mint, and tea. On the palate, the rum offers a delightful blend of Armagnac, peaches, menthol, cocoa, and barrel flavors. Community members praised its exceptional value, harmonious taste, and well-complemented Armagnac finish, which adds depth and complexity to the overall experience. This release is considered one of the best Mauritius Grays rums to date and is highly recommended for those seeking a remarkable and versatile rum experience.

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How does this rum taste?

Elegant and complex, this Mauritius Perola rum offers a harmonious blend of Armagnac-infused fruitiness and spicy oak. Its smooth, apricot and peach nuances pair with a gentle minty finish, delighting at an exceptional value.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Armagnac Peaches Barrel Apricot Minty Caramel

Taste

Armagnac Menthol Barrel Spicy Peaches Tea

Finish

Peaches Minty Nutty Menthol Spicy Chocolate

Community reviews

8.4/1045 ratings
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8.6/10

“Clearly milder and more drinkable than the 11y old without finish. The additional 20 months in the Armagnac finish have softened the rum perfectly and taken him some of the edges. The 11y is clearly more funky and intense, this one is clearly more harmonious but still with enough power. Exciting are the light peachy / apricot notes with eucalyptus and dark chocolate with cappuccino, cinnamon, nutmeg and nuts, as well as some lemon zest and at the very end comes back to me the characteristic menthol / grapefruit peel note. I also like very well, almost a little better depending on the mood!😁🥳Anyway, both bottlings are imho absolute Mauritius Gray's benchmarks!👌🏽”

Aroma

Armagnac Peaches Minty Tea Caramel

Taste

Peaches Dried apricot Walnut Cocoa Cinnamon
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8.6/10

“The farmer's palate says:Clearly softer than his little, untamed eleven-year-old brother. The latter's powerful performance is nevertheless a tad more pleasing.Genial pair of brothers.”

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8.4/10

“A nose length ahead of the eleven-year-old, here with an additional Armagnac finish. The same brings a few new flavors into play and softens the somewhat rough finish slightly, but here too I lack a tad of balance for an even higher score. However, a positively surprising release remains, which is one of the best Mauritius rums to date.”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX12864
ABV
53,1%
Vintage
2009
Cask number
#GE163
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Age
13 years
No. of bottles
597
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

57 €
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The RumX community has already added 19 bottles to their collections:

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About the Grays distillery

The Grays distillery is located in Mauritius. Rums from Grays have been reviewed 1,514 times with an average of 7.8/10.


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