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Velier Caroni Old Legend Trinidad Rum 1985 15yr 43,4%

RX5702 Very good 6,488 bottles Above 250€
“Rich, elegant, caramel, tropical fruits, coconut, vanilla; slightly diluted finish.”

The Old Legend Trinidad Rum, crafted at the Caroni distillery and bottled by Velier, offers a unique and elegant profile. Distilled in 1985 and aged for 15 years, this rum presents a delightful bouquet of dark chocolate, dried fruit, vanilla, and woody nutty notes. On the palate, it reveals layers of caramel, vanilla, and coconut, with hints of tar adding complexity. Despite its lower ABV, it remains expressive and well-balanced, featuring a light, slightly sweet, and nutty character with a subtle spiciness. This limited release (only 6488 bottles) captures the essence of Caroni’s storied legacy, making it a prized possession for any rum enthusiast. Whether enjoyed neat or in a sophisticated cocktail, it promises a refined and memorable experience.

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How does this rum taste?

The Old Legend Trinidad Rum, hailing from Caroni distillery and aged 15 years, offers a complex blend of caramel, coconut, and woody notes. Despite its reduced ABV, it is elegantly sweet, with hints of fruit, spice, and vanilla.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Dark chocolate Dried fruit Vanilla Woody Nutty Rubber

Taste

Caramel Vanilla Coconut Tar Elegant Allspice

Finish

Caramel Coconut Honey Vanilla Toasted Dried fruit

Community reviews

8.5/1015 ratings
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8.7/10

“Caronis Velier 1985 tasting. A nose of caramel, rubber and tar with dark, sweet flavors, tropical fruit, baked banana and baked apple. The first sensation is a little acqueous and one senses dilution. But everything returns to normal fairly quickly as the mouth fills with slightly bitter aromas of bicycle tires, fruit and pastries. Elegant yet punchy. The finish is not so long (here too, the reduction makes itself felt) for a Caroni, but once again on elegance. Most of the aromas disappear fairly quickly, but the caramel and bicycle tire remain almost indefinitely. The empty glass is superb, further proof of the wrong side of the reduction. This rum was intended to be bottled at Caroni in bottles stamped "Legend 2000".”

Aroma

Rubber Caramel Tar Tropical fruit Banana

Taste

Caramel Bitter BicycleTube Fruity
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8.3/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting: again clearly nut on the nose, a bit thin on the palate, short finish.”

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8.3/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Nice blended Caroni, round and sweet with subtle HTR Caroni notes.”

Aroma

Vanilla Oak Caramelized Tar Dark chocolate

Taste

CookieDough Vanilla Coconut Oak Tar

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
RumX ID
RX5702
ABV
43,4%
Vintage
1985
Made from
Molasses
Age
15 years
No. of bottles
6488
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

2,075 €
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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 6,610 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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