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Valinch & Mallet Caroni The Spirit of Art 2022 1997 24yr 57,9%

RX13912 Excellent Single Cask 245 bottles Above 250€
“Smooth, balanced, with deep caramel and a punchy, citrus-fresh finish.”
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How does this rum taste?

The "Spirit of Art 2022" Caroni offers a glorious dance of herbal, menthol, and spicy notes with an undercurrent of dirt and wood. Remarkably balanced, it marries deep caramel and citrus freshness, delivering a bold yet sweet experience. Coveted by many.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Herbal Spicy Tar Rubber Menthol Caramelized

Taste

Woody Menthol Rubber Leather Burnt sugar Dirty

Finish

Caramelized Unknown Citrus

Community reviews

9.0/1019 ratings
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9.1/10

“This Caroni is right up my street. Wonderfully balanced, fruit and dirt in equal measure. Probably the best '97 continental-matured Caroni I've had in a glass. Now, if it were a little deeper, more powerful on the dark side of power, it would be phenomenal. As it is, it's "just" great. Nevertheless, I "need" a whole bottle of it. Because I don't think a better continental 97 will be bottled again. Many thanks, DrDjango, for the fine sample!”

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8.9/10

“Nice complexity on the nose. This bottling has some additional herbal notes added to the 97 profile making it a standout in a positive way. Menthol-y and spicey on the palate with quite some dirt and wood. Not much fruits going on here. Some sweetness works well with the darker notes. Nice cask. Edit: after some oxidation, the second half of the sample has some fruits on the palate, too. Even better balanced now. Really nice one out of the continental 97s.”

Aroma

Herbal Spicy Tar Caramelized Clove

Taste

Woody Menthol Leather Rubber Dirty
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9.1/10

“Lacquer, petrol, deep caramel, spices. Citrus fruits bring freshness.😍 Crunchy and powerful in the mouth. Beautiful finish. Petrol with lemon juice. A very round, fine gentleman's Caroni that absolutely does not hide its origins. Top league 1997.😀😀😀😀 Thanks to Bonn!!!”

Aroma

Varnish Polish Unknown Bergamot Caramel

Taste

Alcoholic Warm Crisp Caramel Woody

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX13912
ABV
57,9%
Vintage
1997
Made from
Molasses
Age
24 years
No. of bottles
245
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

480 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,710 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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