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Plantation XO 20th Anniversary rum is a combination of pot-stilled and column-stilled Barbadian rums that are initially aged in the Caribbean in ex-bourbon casks for 12-20 years. They are then transported to France for a second 12-18 months aging in small French oak casks.
The first bottle of Plantation XO 20th Anniversary was created for the head of Cognac Ferrand Estate Alexandre Gabriel to honor his 20th year running the company. This special gift has resulted in the bottling we see today.
Always like Plantation and thought I’d try this having not seen it before. As with some rums, even the highly rated ones, this was not to my taste. I picked up a lot of cinnamon spiciness, sort of a sweeter Fireball. Some may enjoy just not me
Nice bottle with net and gold inside the bottle. Exocit in the nose. Long caramel finish.
This is a perfect choice for me. Smooth tasting, not too harsh and only gets better when you let it breathe.
I am still at the beginning of my rum journey but this rum has to be almost smooth as it gets. Dangerously easy to drink without any throat burn.
I love this bottle and label and i love the rum inside also..worth for its price, go on and try it.
My go to for sipping. Smooth and silky with notes of vanilla.
Lots of truly mediocre rums from Caribbean on offer here in Ontario, Canada, but this is a gem. Balanced and tasty would be how I describe this rum. Sweeter than a Cuban (my favorites) but not overly so. Very easy to drink but don't waste this by mixing !
a very nice bottle with nice rum not to sweet nice flavours and not to expensive.
Great rum to sip straight or with ice. Not to sweat comes with a beautiful bottle
Tastes like Big Red gum. I mean it's smooth and tasty, but almost tastes like a liqueur. Probably go great with vanilla ice cream. I wouldn't buy this again.
Nice and really smooth taste. Price low for that kind of rum quality
+Good "premium" rum for beginners
- Not 20 year old
I would give 7,5/10 if possible
Har helheten, bra allround som passar överallt. Trevlig smak och bra lukt.
To be honest one of the best-looking bottle of my rums. But thats all. The taste is fairly good but too alcoholic for my taste. Not harmonic, and a bit too dry, much less sweeter than the others.
easy to drink. sweetness, touches of orange peel, almond pulp, arrack, coconut and vanilla
Absolutely mind-blowing! My first experience and tasting of a classical 'sipping' rum! Enjoyed every single droplet and immediately went out and sourced some for myself! Started my journey with rum because of this exceptionally smooth vanilla toffee, fudge, caramel beauty!
Very smooth rum, exceptional well balanced.
The taste afterwards is a little bit boring still a splendid sipper!
Balanced. For the price, the taste, the pleasure. Maybe i would like to see a better aftertaste. Something more spicy or fuity but nothing negative. Fair play. A must to try. Even i prefer more sweet rums. I will buy a bottle and get drunk with that and then i will come back to write about it.
Nice and sweet. Sirupy, taste lasts long time. Not an every day drink but only for special ocassions.
Sweet notes but gentle on the palate. Lovely sipping rum for a special occasion.
This one exceeded my expectations. It is exceptional well balanced and a medium sweetness. I immediately wanted another
Dark rum, not to sweet with taste of burned banana, vanilla and a little chocolate. This is a 12 year old rum added some older rum in this 20'th anniversary. Nice
Wow, one of my new favourites, very smooth and sweet and fruity . Love the bottle.