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Karukera Christopher Colombus 1493 rum

Karukera Christopher Colombus 1493

Guadeloupe | Aged

7.6/10 (6 ratings)
Recommendable to most

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Posted about 1 year ago by Stefan Persson (PREMIUM) from Sweden with 163 ratings

This bottle has been on my shelf for a while unopened. Decided to open it cause I’ve got an opportunity to buy another one to a good price.
Karukera is the Carib’s name on Guadeloupe.
The brand was founded 2002 when Guillaume Drouin teamed up with Francois Longueteau at the Esperance/Longueteau Distillerie to create an Agricole made from blue cane.
It’s a nice and complex nose, palate and afterburn. The latter is also quite long. I think it’s possible to recognize oak, spices and fruits especially citrus.
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September 3rd 2020
After emptied my last bottle my rate stands, but I don’t think I will buy it again if I’m not finds it at tax free price cause I don’t find it really pricewhorty

Pictures: My single bottles collection/distillery from Guadeloupe, My opened bottle and Last drops from my bottle out in the Stockholm archipelago.

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Posted over 1 year ago by 5xo from Slovakia with 256 ratings

Fairly standard agricole, grass and earthy tones, nothing special separating it from the rest.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2654 ratings

Visited the Longueteau Distillery while vacationing in Guadeloupe. Hands down the best distillery tour and completely open tasting bar. Karukera Rhum is distilled at the same location as Longueteau. Karukera used to be the name of this island before it was called Guadeloupe. Karukera Christopher Colombus 1493 was priced at EUR 70 per bottle at the distillery. Very nice and high end bottle and label design. Dry Rhum Agricole flavors complemented with grass, spices, citrus fruits and oak to the nose and palate. Quite a burn at the end being so dry. Rhum Agricole fan boys can easily add 2 points to my score.

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Posted almost 2 years ago by Bocherens from Switzerland with 10 ratings

Très grand rhum. Notes boisées, persistance des arômes sans attaque violente. Prix raisonnable pour sa grande qualité. A acheter pour les nouveaux amateurs de rhum désirant découvrir une excellente qualité.

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Posted over 2 years ago by fcpchampagne51 from France with 10 ratings

le nez esr leger interessant
la bouche est fine ėlegante boisėe complexe
trės recommandė dans sa cave à rhum !

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Posted almost 3 years ago by Giacomo from Switzerland with 1 rating

Rich taste with an unbelievable persistence. Hints of plumbs by the nose.