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El Dorado 21 is produced near the equator in Guyana by Demerara distillery. The final product is a blend of rums, aged between 21 and 25 years and crafted using 100% locally sourced Demerara sugar. Traditional tools are used in the distilling processes including three unique wooden stills. The rums rest until maturity in 45 gallon oak casks.
Now this is some good stuff
I really liked this one. I pared it with the Appletons 21 and liked them both for different reasons. So rich and full bodied. Worth twice the price of its 15 year sibling though? I thought not initially when i had tried them separately however now I tried them together and although I thought I didn't I really do prefer the 21 over the 15. It has a perfect balance and the alcohol burn just comes through as pure spice. Equal to my other favorite Zapata XO
wow, always good to learn a new country..... Had to get on my maps to figure out where this place was as I had never heard of it. On the nose, citrus peel, dried fruits, vanilla, brown sugar and toffee. In the mouth... Oak, smoky, cinnamon, vanilla, coffee and brown sugar....amazing complexity and balance!
Sono rimasto sorpreso da ciò che questo rum può offrire. All'olfatto è mielato/fruttato, al palato al primo impatto può sembrare un po' troppo legnoso con una marcata nota affumucata ma si fa tubito strada un finale davvero delizioso di sentori di caffè e cioccolato che risulta molto persistente. Un rum davvero valido, senza dubbio da provare almeno una volta. Io sono alla seconda bottiglia e chissà che non arriveri la terza!
La prima volta che ho provato questo fantastico Demerara sono rimasto sbalordito dal suo gusto suadente: morbido, dolce con grazia, complesso negli aromi che sprigiona.
Finale moooolto lungo.
Was concerned the rum would be come to oaky at 21 as the 15 was pushing it.
It doesn't it's excellent. Would give it a ten if it was little cheaper......
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Love this oaky yet sweet taste if honey in this rum. Fantastic sipping rum. Love having a sweet rum with a cigar. Love the duality in the tastes.
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"El Dorado 21-Year rum review by The Ultimate RumGuide"
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