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Diplomático / Botucal Reserva Exclusiva 12yr 40%

RX3 Good Pot & Column Still Rum Under 50€
“Sweet, smooth, great for beginners; not overly complex but pleasant.”

Introducing the Diplomático / Botucal Reserva Exclusiva, a delectable rum from Venezuela's prestigious Destilerías Unidas S.A. distillery. Aged for 12 years and crafted from sugar cane honey using both Pot and Column Stills, this rum boasts a smooth 40% ABV. With delightful notes of caramel, vanilla, and sweet raisin in the aroma, the Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is nothing short of captivating. It has a well-rounded taste of sweetness, caramel, and mild vanilla with just the right touch of sugar, making it a perfect choice for those who enjoy a smooth and refined rum experience. Often described as an exceptional introduction to the world of rum, the Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is a treat for both beginners and seasoned aficionados. Its subtle fruity and woody hints, in addition to the smooth, long-lasting finish, have made this rum a popular choice among enthusiasts. Try the Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva neat, or in a well-crafted cocktail, and immerse yourself in the extraordinary combination of flavors that has won the hearts of rum lovers worldwide. Don't miss the chance to indulge in this remarkable Venezuelan treasure.

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43 shop offers available from 21.79 to 219.90:

Highlights

  • Smooth, well-balanced sweetness
  • Rich caramel notes
  • Long-lasting, satisfying finish

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How does this rum taste?

Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva offers a smooth, sweet sip with dominant notes of caramel and vanilla. While some find it pleasantly rich, others criticize its sugary profile and lack of complexity. Ideal for beginners or as a dessert rum.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Sweet Raisin Honey Dried fruit

Taste

Sweet Caramel Vanilla Mild Sugar Raisin

Finish

Sweet Caramel Vanilla Raisin Chocolate Woody

Community reviews

7.5/101157 ratings
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6.5/10

“With this rum, many have discovered their love for rum. By the sweetness and complaisance the ideal entry. Meanwhile, however, it is clearly too sweet and one-dimensional for me. Nevertheless, a recommendation for all who want to collect their first steps in the pure enjoyment of spirits.”

Aroma

Vanilla Caramel Alcoholic Sweet Honey

Taste

Sweet Mild Vanilla Caramel Sugar
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7.0/10

“This is a very nice reserva from Diplomatico. Well balanced in the spices and fruit.Let it rest in the glass first and then rest in your mouth as well. Smooth and very good with a cigar.This one is definitely asking for seconds.”

Aroma

Caramel Allspice Cocoa Cinnamon Ginger

Taste

Walnut Caramel Baking spices Cinnamon Sweet
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7.0/10

“Very sweet, but well balanced in flavors. A good rum to start with. Unfortunately, the rating suffers from the choice to sweeten it with sugar...and I think I may have held myself too high.”

Aroma

Vanilla Brown sugar Smoky Caramel

Taste

Vanilla Sugar Sweet Caramel

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Brand
Diplomático / Botucal
RumX ID
RX3
ABV
40%
Category
Pot & Column Still Rum
Made from
Sugar cane honey
Distillation
Pot and Column Still
Age
12 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

38 €
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About the Destilerías Unidas S. A. distillery

The Destilerías Unidas S. A. distillery is located in Venezuela. Rums from Destilerías Unidas S. A. have been reviewed 2,416 times with an average of 7.4/10.


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