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Levy Lane Versailles Tamosi Kanaima 2004 16yr 58,9%

“Complex, herbal finish; Dark, roasted, caramelly; Spicy, licorice notes; Balanced.”

Discover the exquisite world of Tamosi Kanaima Rum, a 16-year aged treasure from the renowned Versailles distillery in Guyana. Selected and bottled by independent bottler Levy Lane, this single cask rum offers unparalleled depth and complexity. Produced from high-quality molasses and bottled at cask strength with an impressive 58.9% ABV, Tamosi Kanaima takes you on an unforgettable flavor journey. Embrace the enticing aromas of licorice, woody notes, raisins, dried figs, and molasses that captivate your senses upon the first sniff. As you take a sip, delight in the remarkable blend of licorice, woody, bitter, roasted, and burnt sugar flavors, making it an unmistakable Versailles masterpiece. Rum enthusiasts applaud Tamosi Kanaima Rum for its dark, roasted profile adorned with caramelized nuts and a distinct woody presence which sets it apart from the rest—resulting in being hailed as one of the favorite rums for many. The intriguing licorice and bitter notes in the palate are perfectly balanced with sweet fruity undertones of dried figs, plums, apricots, and raisins. Indulge in the exceptional Tamosi Kanaima Rum and experience the rich heritage of Guyana's rum-making tradition through its uniquely bold and full-bodied character. Join the ranks of rum connoisseurs who relish its distinct taste and embark on an extraordinary tasting adventure today.

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Highlights

  • Licorice and woody aromas captivate
  • Unique roasted, burnt sugar flavors
  • Perfectly balanced bitter and sweet undertones

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How does this rum taste?

The Tamosi Kanaima from Guyana offers a bold, complex experience with herbal, dark chocolate, and caramelized nut flavors. Some find it exceptionally smooth, while others note its robust licorice and woody bitterness, revealing a rum of intriguing depth.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Licorice Woody Raisin Dried figs Molasses Leather

Taste

Licorice Woody Bitter Roasted Burnt sugar Dried figs

Finish

Spice Licorice Oak Caramel Bitter Anise

Community reviews

8.5/1057 ratings
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8.5/10

“good Versailles profile, but rather on the spicy side on the way with allspice, tobacco, oak. The (quite sparse) fruity notes go towards dried date and dried apple rings. Similar profile on the palate. In the finish toasty-dry”

Aroma

Spicy Tobacco Dried figs Apple Allspice

Taste

Licorice Roasted Dried figs Caramel
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8.6/10

“Very horny Versailles!”

Aroma

Licorice Woody Molasses Prunes

Taste

Woody Licorice Bitter Roasted Burnt sugar
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8.2/10

“Really dark, spicy reduced Demerara essence! Extremely furry and astringent with many tannins and bitter substances, at the same time fresh after various essential oils as in the sauna or a massage. But for me personally definitely too bitter and intense after licorice but still extremely complex and full-bodied. Wicked stuff.”

Aroma

Prunes Chocolate Apple Dried figs Woody

Taste

Bitter Roasted Tannins Dried figs Tar

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Bottler
Brand
Tamosi
RumX ID
RX8170
ABV
58,9%
Vintage
2004
Made from
Molasses
Age
16 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

164 €
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About the Versailles distillery

The Versailles distillery is located in Guyana. Rums from Versailles have been reviewed 368 times with an average of 8.4/10.


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