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Habitation Velier Mount Gay Last Ward 2009 9yr 59%

RX582 Very good Pot Still Rum 4,488 bottles Under 250€
“Rich, complex Barbados rum; spicy, woody, with subtle sweetness.”

Introducing the Last Ward, a Barbados rum produced at the Mount Gay distillery and meticulously selected and bottled by Habitation Velier. Distilled in 2009 from molasses using a Pot Still, this rum has been aged for 9 years and boasts an ABV of 59%. It is a limited release with only 4488 bottles available. Our rum community members thoroughly enjoyed this rum, describing it as intense and complex, showcasing a variety of aromas such as vanilla, woody, herbal and spicy notes. On the palate, they savored the oak, vanilla, woody, vegetal and spicy flavors. While some found the alcohol integration less than perfect, many agreed that a few drops of water can bring out its best qualities. A beautiful representation of its distillery, the Last Ward is an intense, dry and well-balanced rum that is sure to captivate your taste buds.

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How does this rum taste?

A bold, complex Barbadian rum with notes of tropical fruit, wood, and spice. Balances sweetness with a sharp alcoholic kick, which softens with water. Some found it too woody or herbal, yet many praised its intense character and long, spicy finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Woody Herbal Spicy Glue Fruity

Taste

Vanilla Woody Oak Spicy Caramel Vegetal

Finish

Woody Spicy Herbal Bitter Tannins Vanilla

Community reviews

8.3/1080 ratings
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8.6/10

“Retasting this one on a regular basis and today I enjoy it again. A lovely rum from nose to finish. Got this one today and it is a wonderful rum well worth the price tag. Slightly dry in the finish but great overall from nose to finish.”

Aroma

Pineapple Banana Vanilla Cinnamon Oak

Taste

Oak Plum Roasted Leather Vanilla
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8.4/10

“The nose is fruity and complex, but in the mouth I find it backward with an alcohol not very well integrated”

Aroma

Woody Tropical fruit Caramel Fruity Fresh

Taste

Oak Metallic Fresh Fruits Tropical fruit
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8.3/10

“Intense and more on the spicy side than expected. Alcohol is not integrated perfectly, however. A few drops of water help to mitigate.”

Aroma

Glue Vanilla Mango Fudge Woody

Taste

Oak Caramel Vegetal Dry Pineapple

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX582
ABV
59%
Category
Pot Still Rum
Vintage
2009
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot Still
Age
9 years
No. of bottles
4488
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

120 €
Ø Market value

Community purchase statistics

The RumX community has already added 148 bottles to their collections:

110

closed

26

opened

12

emptied

26%

Open rate

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About the Mount Gay distillery

The Mount Gay distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Mount Gay have been reviewed 1,994 times with an average of 8.0/10.


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