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Matusalem Gran Reserva 23-year rum is the premium version of the Matusalem company's rum, aged an average of 23 years and distilled from molasses using the traditional solera process.
This one is ok. Not to sweet. Bit dry. Also good with cola ;)
Nice and easy, clear view and color. Notes of vanilla, caramel, tobacco an a little orange. Not special, but didn't expect it either, this is a blend but still enjoyable.
This is a fine rum, good taste, It is a solid one.
Fin duft og dejlig lang eftersmag. Flot flaske. Kan anbefales
Encore un rhum bien fait. Gout caramel chocolat. C'est facile, abordable
I expected a lot of this 23 years but I am very disappointed. The nose is round with caramel , brown sugar, vanilla, and for 23 years the oak is not very present. The palate is strong without complexity and does not have much length. Snif !
Udemærket rom men ikke den beste til prisen
mangler lidt sødme
It's a nice rum with a balanced taste. It's smooth, sweet but not too sweet, no afterburn. All good, but not worth the price of almost 60 euro. You can get some better and more complex rums for that price or less.
The age makes a difference. Less sweet more alchol flavor. Nice easy enjoyable rum
Nu este un rom fin pentru categoria de pret din care face parte. Poate din 2 rele ai putea merge pe acesta. Alcoolul se simte prea tare iar aromele sunt subtile.
Gentle in nose, smooth in mouth but very dry for me. I had it with no ice... maybe with ice it tastes better?
Je ne trouve pas un caractère bien marqué pour ce Réserve 23. Pas assez souple et court en bouche.
Possibly some orange and vanilla in the scent. Light vanilla, cinnamon and maybe a little tobacco in flavor.
Konkurrent til Zacapa 23, men alligevel ikke til at sammenligne.
Matusalem vinder dog 100% på flaske design, efter min menig.
Molto morbido leggermente dolce. Sensori sul caramello ma non lo trovo interessante e il prezzo è esagerato, preferisco il 15.
This has the potential for doing well as a replacement for Havana Club 7 años in a coke.
It means well and comes along good some of the way, but it is just not balanced at all. Way too sharp on the alcohol to justify the price point where I live. As a sipper, it can be adjusted with preferably a light, but even a dark agave syrup for balance between alcohol and sweetness. At more than 30% higher price than a Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva this rum lacks loads of refinement to justify it's price - but I didn't want to pour it in coke because of the price, so I modified it with syrup to be able to drink it neat. It took around 150 ml. of agave syrup to get it to where I could truly appreciate it. The taste notes are great then. IT should have been condensed more in my honest opinion. 23 years is a waste of time to get to where this rum ends up. I'm very sorry to say so, but it is my brutally honest assesment, though I hate to depreciate the many years of work going into the end product.
Længe siden jeg har smagt denne rom, men husker den som at den mangler noget sødme.
Není špatný, ale za tu cenu jsou chuťově lepší rumy.
as i recall my allmost empty bottle, it was a not the huge succes
it think a "23" years old rum, should bee more round, and with a nice buquette, but it failed for me
a the price is in the high end
Dufter meget af sprit. Det er ikke en man kan sniffe en hel masse til. Jeg fornemmer dog lidt sødme.
Smager af sprit. Den er en smule olieret og tam i munden. Slet ikke så sød som forventet. kraftig alkohol.
Dette er ikke en rom jeg vil investere i igen.
Fin rom, til pengene. Har en god eftersmag uden at blive for sød.
Bonne dégustation n'a pas la longueur ni la suptilite d un guada ou martiniquais mais vaut carement le détour un bon vieux rhum
Nice rum but to be honest zacapa 23 is better and about the same price. They are both blended rums between 16 and 23 years. Matusalem 23 has a nice smooth taste with a slight aroma of coffee I find, and a bit of vanilla at the end worth a try but like I say there is better.
First of all, the "23" is misleading. Years? I doubt it. For a rum that's supposedly been baking in wood in the tropics for a couple of decades, this rum lacks oakiness. Actually, it's not very complex at all. Nothing offensive, but nothing memorable, either. I can't imagine ever needing to buy another bottle of this, when there are so many really compelling rums out there already.