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Foursquare Exceptional Cask Selection XVI Shibboleth 2005 16yr 56%

RX9782 Very good Pot & Column Still Rum 9,600 bottles Under 250€
“Rich, smooth rum with complex vanilla, fruit, and oak notes.”

Discover the exquisite and captivating flavors of the Exceptional Cask Selection XVI Shibboleth, a 16-year-old treasure hailing from the prestigious Foursquare distillery in Barbados. Renowned for its perfect harmony of smoothness and complexity, this uniquely aged rum offers connoisseurs a truly immersive and memorable tasting experience. Indulge your senses with an inviting nose that features a symphony of vanilla, coconut, woody, dried fruit, and raisin notes. As you take your first sip, succumb to the enchanting combination of vanilla, woody, coconut, and dried fruit flavors, creating a beautifully balanced palate that delivers a truly exceptional sip. With an undeniably elegant profile, the Shibboleth showcases a fascinating contrast of round, mellow flavors and potent, bold spices. The intriguing hints of toasted coconut, barrel spices, and sweet tropical undertones will transport you straight to the sun-kissed beaches of Barbados. Prepare to be charmed by the Shibboleth's long, satisfying finish that brings forth hints of caramel, oak, vanilla, and dried fruits. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of rum history in this limited release of just 9600 bottles. Perfect for seasoned rum enthusiasts and discerning collectors alike, the Exceptional Cask Selection XVI Shibboleth promises an unparalleled journey of taste and aroma with every glass. Embark on this remarkable adventure today and unlock the legend that lies within this outstanding Barbadian rum treasure.

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1 shop offer available for 249.90:

Highlights

  • Smooth and complex flavors
  • Elegant finish
  • Well-balanced palate

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How does this rum taste?

A deeply cherished, velvety Barbados rum with floral notes and a touch of vanilla. Its harmonious blend of dark fruits, chocolate, and mild spice, aged for 16 years, delivers a luxuriously rich yet smooth experience with an elegantly integrated warmth.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Coconut Woody Dried fruit Caramel Raisin

Taste

Vanilla Woody Coconut Dried fruit Balanced Caramel

Finish

Dried fruit Vanilla Woody Roasted Oak Spice

Community reviews

8.6/10137 ratings
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8.6/10

“A very nice and well balanced rum especially thinking about how well the wood has been integrated without being dominant. Lovely rum that is already hard to obtain. Price to quality is not so good, but still a good rum.”

Aroma

Woody Solvents Orange Caramel Nutty

Taste

Complex Dark chocolate Berries Butterscotch Banana
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8.8/10

“An elegant and intense Foursquare, a beautiful selection”

Aroma

Coconut Caramel Roasted nuts Brown sugar Vanilla

Taste

Smooth Intense Butterscotch Vanilla Dried fruit
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8.8/10

“My personal winner of todays FS tasting shibb>2009>empery. This one has the best round overall feeling. Alcohol is integrated better than in others. All in all, all three are very similar in tastes/smells. Nose: solvents, dried fruits, coconut, raisin, carmel, butterscotch, woody, oak, roasted nuts, cashews Mouth: dry, sharpness, round, elegant, full bodied, complex, balanced, coconut, raisin, dried fruit, caramel Finish: Medium, dry, round, dried fruits, sweet, caramel, oak(barrel), vanilla, roasted nuts, cocoa, dark chocholate roasted”

Aroma

Woody Dried fruit Coconut Raisin Caramel

Taste

Dry Sharpness Round FullBodied Elegant

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX9782
ABV
56%
Category
Pot & Column Still Rum
Vintage
2005
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot and Column Still
Age
16 years
No. of bottles
9600
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

146 €
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The RumX community has already added 456 bottles to their collections:

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About the Foursquare distillery

The Foursquare distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 8,004 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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