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Velier Diamond S<W> 1981 31yr 60,1%

RX3264 Excellent 810 bottles Above 250€
“Exquisite, complex rum; tropical and woody with a luxurious finish.”

The S rum is a limited edition, single-cask selection produced at the renowned Diamond distillery in Guyana in 1981. Aged for a remarkable 31 years and bottled by Velier, it has an alcohol content of 60.1% with only 810 bottles available. This exceptional rum boasts a delightful blend of aromas such as vanilla, caramel, pineapple, milk chocolate, and anise. Palate-wise, expect a harmonious mix of vanilla, coffee, dark chocolate, and leather notes. According to RumX users, this rare and extraordinary rum offers a remarkably smooth and well-balanced experience, with flavors of spices, tropical fruits, and deeply satisfying richness that linger on the palate. A true gem for connoisseurs, the S rum is indeed a remarkable addition to any collection.

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How does this rum taste?

Exceptionally aged, this Velier-bottled Diamond delight from 1981 offers a complex fusion of Demerara sugar, exotic spices, and tropical fruits, underpinned by woody notes. Though some find a hint of bitterness, many praise its balanced, deep character. An exquisite, albeit pricey, sip.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Pineapple Tobacco Woody Caramel Milk chocolate

Taste

Vanilla Balanced Chocolate Leather Complex Coffee

Finish

Vanilla Barrel Coffee Chocolate Bitter Roasted

Community reviews

9.2/1032 ratings
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9.1/10

“Quite present bitter note, which is not surprising in view of 31 years of tropical maturation (per se already extremely extreme). Besides but concentrated Diamond power - top rum.”

Aroma

Herbal Vanilla Barrel Milk chocolate Anise

Taste

Barrel Chocolate Mocha Allspice Leather
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9.2/10

“I have to say that for this rum I was expecting an absolute level... instead I appreciate the Diamond ones with less aging more!The level is still high though!”

Aroma

Creme brulee Dried apricot Vanilla Cinnamon OrangePeal

Taste

Caramel Dark chocolate Dried apricot Prunes Vanilla
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9.2/10

“We had a wonderful pure Diamond tasting yesterday and what a tasting. This one was the piece de resistance and we all found the it needed a bit of water to call hither all the flavours. Without water it came on like something was missing. A very rare and extremely expensive bottle.”

Aroma

Caramel Pineapple Papaya Tobacco Woody

Taste

Sweet Complex Balanced Coffee Dark chocolate

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX3264
ABV
60,1%
Vintage
1981
Made from
Molasses
Age
31 years
No. of bottles
810
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

4,049 €
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Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 35 bottles to their collections:

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3

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9%

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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,954 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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