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Velier Diamond <S> 1999 15yr 53,1%

RX390 Excellent Column Still Rum 1,137 bottles Above 250€
“Rich, oaky Demerara with dried fruit and balanced bittersweet notes.”

Introducing the "<S>", a limited release rum from Guyana's Diamond Distillery, selected and bottled by the renowned independent bottler Velier. Distilled from molasses in 1999 using a Coffey Still, this rum was aged for 15 years, resulting in an exquisite ABV of 53.1% and a limited edition of only 1137 bottles. Our rum expert community praises this rum's aroma, with notes of prunes, chocolate, licorice, leather, and coconut. On the palate, you can expect flavors of barrel, prunes, licorice, intense cappuccino, and a well-integrated bitter touch. It is particularly appreciated for its Demerara profile, featuring plum, licorice, and leather notes. The "<S>" is cherished as an epic and harmonious dark Demerara rum, a true delight for connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike.

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How does this rum taste?

A remarkable Demerara, the "<S>" boasts a symphony of dried fruits, antique wood, and subtle spice. Aged to perfection with a balanced sweetness, it delivers a robust yet harmonious experience with a touch of herbal freshness. A true gem from Guyana.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Prunes Licorice Leather Chocolate Coconut Intense

Taste

Intense Licorice Barrel Chocolate Oak Raisin

Finish

Chocolate Leather Oak Coffee Barrel Clove

Community reviews

9.1/1040 ratings
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9.4/10

“The flavorful outlier among the Velier diamonds - but by no means in a negative sense. Those who like licorice and leather notes in Demerara will find what they are looking for here. I personally like the profile very much and catapults the bottling consequently also in the top range. No classic Diamond essence, rather 70s Demerara notes with tart, heavy sweetness. An absolutely outstanding release.”

Aroma

Licorice Leather Mocha Chocolate Allspice

Taste

Chocolate Leather Licorice Rubber Allspice
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9.4/10

“Really cool part! The rusty Specknoten reminiscent of a Damoiseau. Real surprise!”

Aroma

Smoky Spicy Dark Prunes

Taste

Spicy FullBodied Roasted Bitter Intense
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8.9/10

“This and no other is what a classic Demerara should taste like!The color a madness.An old dresser, freshly embedded, oak and licorice. Bacon! Dark, heavy and oily.I almost took it as an after shave...🤭”

Aroma

Espresso Chocolate Roasted Oak Bacon

Taste

Dark chocolate Coffee Woody Caramel Strong

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX390
ABV
53,1%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
1999
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Coffey Still
Age
15 years
No. of bottles
1137
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

1,460 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 51 bottles to their collections:

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6

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14%

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About the Diamond distillery

The Diamond distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Diamond have been reviewed 2,810 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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