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Now this is some good stuff
Excellent Cuban rum with notes of exotic fruits, caramel, vanilla, coffee and tobacco. The vegetable side is also present. The wood remains discreet. On the palate, there is sweet notes of exotic fruits like mango but the alcohol is still present. It is more robust than the Malteco 15 years tested at the same time. Chocolate notes are also present. Very good rum, more virile. Real rate : 7,5
Many thanks to Joola69 for sharing this with me as part of a rare rum exchange (you can't buy Cuban rums in the US).
Smells and tastes of molasses, tobacco, chocolate, and caramel (but not much sweetness). Really easy drinking and smooth.
After searching for a bottle of Edmundo Dantes 15 year in Havana for 3 days, there was not a single bottle for sale. Luckily I tried it twice at a local restaurant and what a find indeed! So smooth, very nice vanilla, toffee and tobacco flavors and hardly any burn at all. August 2018 update: Managed to locate 1 bottle of Edmundo Dantes 15y from Vinoble in Skanderborg. Spectacular rum when enjoyed the second time, now the entire bottle and not just 2 drinks at the restaurant.
Here's my top 30 list:
1. Ron Tres Loco de Vinos from Vinoble Skanderborg
2. Ron Esclavo XO Cask Strength
3. Legendario Gran Reserva 15y
4. Cubaney Centenario 25-30y
5. Companero Panama
6. Ron Esclavo XO
7. Ron Millonario XO and 15y
8. Plantation Barbados XO 20th Anniversary
9. El Dorado 25y
10. Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva and Single Vintage
11. Presidente Marti 23y and 19y
12. Cubaney 18y
13. Pusser's 15y
14. Black Tot
15. El Pasador de Oro XO
16. Bavaro Black Ultra Premium
17. Punta Cana Esplendido
18. Edmundo Dantes 15y
19. Pampero Aniversario
20. Bacoo 12y
21. Ron Esclavo 15y and 12y
22. El Pasador de Oro Gran Reserva
23. Brugal Leyenda
24. Exquisito 1990 and 1995
25. Koloa Kaua'i Coconut
26. Plantation Gran Anejo Guatemala & Belize
27. Unhiq XO
28. Ron Hero 21y Solera
29. Punta Cana XOX
30. Ron Cartavio XO
Enjoyed this rum only once at a restaurant in Havana....very difficult to find even in Cuba. Its small batch, unique and very mature taste-- a typical top shelf Cuban rum. If you can find it, worth warehousing a few bottles...
But for a 80 € bottle i expect a nicer bottle with a cork. But the rum is nice, tabaco and toffee or chocolate. And a very little burn.
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