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Rum Nation Versailles Demerara 1985 23yr 43%

RX3214 Very good Pot Still Rum Above 250€
“Smooth with rich cherry, coffee notes; lacks intensity, fades fast.”

Discover the exquisite Demerara Rum from the Versailles distillery, a true gem selected by Rum Nation and distilled in 1985. This remarkable rum, aged for 23 years, boasts a captivating aroma intertwining orange peel, coconut, passion fruit, creme brulee, and currants, leading to a rich flavor profile of coffee, chocolate, prunes, dried apricot, and cherry. Its distinguished by its dark color and offers a balanced palate with hints of wood, roasted nuances, licorice, berries, and a medium-long finish that leaves a memorable taste of wood, coffee, dried fruit, and herbs. Crafted using a single wooden pot still and an ABV of 43%, this exceptional rum is praised for its intensity, complexity, and beautifully balanced, light yet profound character, making it a must-try for enthusiasts.

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How does this rum taste?

The Demerara 1985 impresses with its rich aroma and smooth taste, combining notes of wood, orange, cherry, and licorice. Its balanced palate highlights cherry and coffee, but some find it lacks intensity. Overall, a delightful rum with a pleasing, long aftertaste.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

OrangePeal Coconut Passion fruit Creme brulee Currants Raspberry

Taste

Coffee Chocolate Prunes Dried apricot Cherry Blackberry

Finish

Raspberry Cherry Dried apricot Pineapple Unknown Cream toffee

Community reviews

8.6/1011 ratings
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8.5/10

“Buon Versailles ma purtroppo manca di intensità! Ha un buon profilo ma in tutta la sua degustazione non riesce mai a spingere davvero!”

Aroma

OrangePeal Coconut Passion fruit Creme brulee Currants

Taste

Coffee Chocolate Prunes Dried apricot Cherry
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8.6/10

“14.04.2012 First visit to the Whisky.dk event after returning to Denmark after first living 3 years in Upplands Väsby, Sweden and then 7 years in Shanghai, China. Got back together with old friends to have a nice weekend. Notes. Dark in colour. Nose: wood, roasted, orange, cherry, licorice. Palate: balanced, light, cherry, coffee, berries. Finish:medium long, wood, coffee, dried fruit, herbs.”

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8.8/10

“Nice Versailles but fades very fast”

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX3214
ABV
43%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
1985
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Single Wooden Pot Still
Age
23 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

562 €
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About the Versailles distillery

The Versailles distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Versailles have been reviewed 382 times with an average of 8.4/10.


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