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Swell de Spirits Caroni Private Garden N°3 (Clos des Spiritueux) 1998 25yr 61,9%

RX16230 Very good Single Cask 350 bottles Above 250€
“Rich, balanced Caroni with fruity, smoky notes; impressively smooth cask-strength.”

Introducing the exquisite Private Garden N°3 (Clos des Spiritueux), a 25-year-old Trinidad Caroni rum selected and bottled by Swell de Spirits. With its captivating aroma of dark chocolate, cocoa, leather, banana, and fruity notes, this limited release rum is a true Caroni masterpiece. Savor its unique and enigmatic palette, featuring flavors of mint, cherry, cinnamon, and an unexpected fruity twist. This cask strength rum, aged for a quarter-century and boasting a 61.9% ABV, achieves an impressive balance of flavor and alcohol integration. Experience the evolution of this rum's nose as it unfolds with aeration, revealing delightful hints of fruit confit, vanilla, and a touch of Caroni's signature tar note. On the palate, indulge in the harmonious blend of rich chocolate, fruit paste, and a subtle hint of hydrocarbons, followed by a pleasantly lingering tobacco finish. Whether you're a dedicated Caroni fan or a curious aficionado, the Private Garden N°3 (Clos des Spiritueux) is an extraordinary rum that offers a luxurious symphony of flavors, evoking the essence of Trinidad's renowned Caroni distillery. Don't miss your chance to explore the stunning world of Caroni rums with this remarkable 350-bottle limited release.

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How does this rum taste?

Captivating Trinidad Caroni from '98, this limited 25-year-aged rum exhibits a balanced blend of smoky, fruity, and classic rubber notes, with an evident bourbon cask influence. Although not the traditional heavy Caroni, its smooth 61.9% ABV delights with complexity and a long, spicy finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Woody Dark chocolate Banana Fruity Cocoa Tropical fruit

Taste

Vanilla Fruity Cinnamon Cherry Spice Caramel

Finish

Woody Cinnamon Fruity Allspice Dried fruit Warm

Community reviews

8.8/1046 ratings
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8.0/10

“Quite the deception, especially at nearly 600€ for 50cl. Rather flat and a bit weak, fruity with a little spice. If you are looking for classic Caroni markers you will not find them here…”

Aroma

Fruity Woody Dark chocolate Banana

Taste

Vanilla Fruity Caramel Spice Cinnamon
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8.6/10

“Beautiful representative of the 1998 vintage. Round with relatively few dirt associations. Great sweetness and balance. Fun to drink!”

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8.4/10

“Very horny 98 caroni. Extremely Smooth for 61.9% . A little too soft and sweet for my taste, but does not completely blow me away now.”

Aroma

Tropical fruit Banana Dark chocolate Fruity Cocoa

Taste

Minty Caramel Unknown Cinnamon Fruity

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
Private Garden
RumX ID
RX16230
ABV
61,9%
Vintage
1998
Made from
Molasses
Age
25 years
No. of bottles
350
Bottle volume
50cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

420 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,589 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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