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Malteco Seleccion 1980 37yr 40%

RX1908 Excellent Column Still Rum Under 250€

The Malteco Seleccion, crafted in 1980 at Bodegas de America S.A in Panama and aged for 37 years, offers a rich sensory experience. Distilled from sugar cane juice using a column still, this 40% ABV rum entices with its complex aromas of raisin, crème brulée, vanilla, mocha, and woody undertones. On the palate, it delivers a harmonious blend of vanilla, molasses, oak, roasted notes, and caramelized flavors. While some users find it slightly too sweet and mild, it impresses with its refined profile, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a well-balanced, sophisticated rum. Perfect for sipping or enjoying in high-quality cocktails.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Creme brulee Mocha Vanilla Woody Raisin Clove

Taste

Vanilla Molasses Caramelized Soft Oak Roasted

Finish

Vanilla Leather Coconut Caramel Complex Oak

Community reviews

9.0/1013 ratings
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7.9/10

“Meanwhile, it is too thin for me.”

Aroma

Oak Dark chocolate Sweet

Taste

Woody Dark chocolate Roasted Molasses
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7.2/10

“9,1 points? Why? The demerara wood, molases and leather taste is there. Mild taste. But too much sugar IMHO”

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8.4/10

“A bit weak, maybe OK for the beginning of the evening, but I would have expected more in aroma and taste.”

Aroma

Creme brulee Vanilla Mocha Woody Raisin

Taste

Vanilla Molasses Caramelized Soft Oak

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
RumX ID
RX1908
ABV
40%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1980
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Age
37 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

189 €
Ø Market value

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The RumX community has already added 32 bottles to their collections:

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About the Bodegas de America S.A distillery

The Bodegas de America S.A distillery is located in Panama. Rums from Bodegas de America S.A have been reviewed 703 times with an average of 7.4/10.


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