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Bacardi Gran Reserva Especial 2003 16yr 40%

RX3853 Good Column Still Rum Under 100€

Introducing the Gran Reserva Especial, a premium rum hailing from the renowned Bacardi distillery in Puerto Rico. Distilled using a column still with molasses in 2003 and aged for 16 years, this 40% ABV rum presents an exquisite sensory experience. Users describe its aroma as a delightful blend of honey, vanilla, oak, caramel, and light notes. On the palate, it offers a harmonious balance of woody, mango, oak, and peaty flavors, making it a surprising and enjoyable sipper. Overall, the Gran Reserva Especial earns praise from the RumX community for its unique character and smooth, rich taste.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Honey Vanilla Oak Caramel Light Coconut

Taste

Woody Balanced Mango Oak Peat Sweet

Finish

Warm Sweet Diluted Thin Whiskey Peat

Community reviews

7.7/1014 ratings
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7.1/10

“I got this one from a friend because he wanted to tease me, but he failed because though I don't like Bacardi I was nicely surprised. The nose is light and a bit sweet. Vanilla is very obvious with oak without overpowering the caramel, coconut and honey. The palate is sweet fruity with cinnamon, peat and oak. A nice surprise and definitely one you can enjoy without mixing. The finish is medium long, warm and sweet.”

Aroma

Honey Vanilla Oak Caramel Light

Taste

Mango Oak Peat Sweet Warm
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7.4/10

“Unspektakulär, aber trotzdem irgendwie erwachsen. Sehr neutraler Run mit leichter holziger Note”

Taste

Woody Balanced

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX3853
ABV
40%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
2003
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
16 years
Bottle volume
100cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

76 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

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

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closed

3

opened

1

emptied

13%

Open rate

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About the Bacardi distillery

The Bacardi distillery is located in Puerto Rico. Rums from Bacardi have been reviewed 1,064 times with an average of 6.0/10.


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