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Engenhos do Norte Rum Agrícola 980 Madeira 40%

RX9967 Good Column Still Rum Under 100€

The Rum Agrícola 980 Madeira from Engenhos do Norte distillery offers a delightful experience for rum enthusiasts. Crafted from sugarcane juice and distilled in a column still, this rum is known for its fruity aroma with hints of citrus, dried fruit, and woody notes. On the palate, it reveals a dry, fruity flavor complemented by leather and woody undertones. Smoky, leather/tobacco hints and a touch of black currant add depth. Although some found the finish short, others appreciated the good balance and complexity. Blended from various aged rums, including some aged up to 21 years in French ex-wine barrels, this rum embodies the unique character of Madeira's agricole tradition. Ideal for those seeking a distinctive and complex rum experience.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Fruity Citrus Solvents Dried fruit Woody Plum

Taste

Fruity Dry Woody Leather Solvents Tobacco

Finish

Dried fruit Strong Diluted Dry Fruity Leather

Community reviews

7.4/1017 ratings
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7.4/10

“My first Madeira farmhouse. Good value for money. Tasted again and better than I remembered.”

Aroma

Dried fruit Woody Citrus Fruity

Taste

Fruity Woody
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7.4/10

“Overall an Agricole with a great nose, but with a rather weak taste. This rum, Beneficiado 980, is produced by Engenhos do Norte in Madeira. It’s made from cane juice and Madeira is btw the only place besides the French Overseas Departments that’s is recognized as producer of Agricole by the EU. It’s a blend of rum distilled in column stills aged for 3 respectively 6 years in French ex-wine barrels as well as some aged for 21 years in French ex-Madeira wine barrels. The name, Beneficiado 980 comes from that the brand was introduced 1980 and Beneficiado means that there is some Cane Honey added to round it up.”

Aroma

Fruity Woody Leather Citrus Solvents

Taste

Dry Fruity Woody Leather Solvents
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7.4/10

“A good representative from Madeira. Does not stand out particularly, but is pleasing. Very fruity on the nose. The taste then reveals a lot of blackcurrant. Very watery though.”

Aroma

Fruity Citrus Plum Tannins Unknown

Taste

Fruity Dry Woody Leather Unknown

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX9967
ABV
40%
Category
Column Still Rum
Made from
Sugar cane juice
Distillation
Column Still
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 100€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

56 €
Ø Market value

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About the Engenhos do Norte distillery

The Engenhos do Norte distillery is located in Madeira. Rums from Engenhos do Norte have been reviewed 474 times with an average of 7.9/10.


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