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Romain m à fait découvrir ce merveilleux rhum. Un goût de noisette de chêne, il est doux complexe et long en bouche. Vraiment un wow.
Très doux et savoureux en bouche. Superbe texture, long en bouche et persistant...
Nowadays I guess I am lucky with my new choices.
I got it from the airport on a trip to Peru. It is lovely and balanced. I really like it slightly less sweet flavor.
Also, excellent value for money!
Beautiful caramel color and a light aroma of charred oak and apple pie. Poured neat, it warms the tongue and leaves behind a hint of sweetness and and a flavor that I can only call "pure rum". Some purists may scoff at the added sweetness, but I found it to be well balanced, and easy to drink.
Very well balanced rum that is easy to drink. Not too sweet and complex, but still interesting to drink.
good strong taste and ok aftertaste
Lidt længe siden jeg smagte den, men husker den som ganske god, lidt væk fra det helt søde jeg normalt er til.
Excellent peruvian rum, nice presentation, sublime taste and chocolate aroma. One of my bests.
This is truly a high end sipper. So smoth and well balanced. A must have in your collection.
Flot farve, dejlig blød næse. God kompleks smag. En smule krydret, jeg er vild med det.
In the glass, the color is deep, caramel-induced brown. After swirling the glass, thick legs separate after a while, as the rum is quite viscous.
The nose is rather weak, ginger bread, wet pine twigs, slight medicinal note in the back.
The taste is dominated by the added sugar, with very little oak to hold it back. Fruity notes, plums, cherries, brown sugar, very little spice, the mouth-feel is oily and viscous, yet the flavor profile lacks complexity, ending up in non-committal hints of oak tannins still muted by the overall sweetness, and short, lingering sweet burn that is however quite pleasant.
A typical example of a premiumised, Spanish-style "Ron", presumably mainly column still distillate that is moderately sweetened, flavored, which result in one-dimensional flavor profile designed to attract broad consumer base.
Was looking for some Peruvian rum when I was leaving the country last week but was disappointed that they did not have the millionario at the duty free shop. They were however running a huge sale on this bottle So I bought 3 of them at around 45 bucks each intending to give them as holiday gifts because of the beautiful packaging. Well that's not going to happen!
When I opened it and tried the 1st sip I was quite disappointed by the bite which I found overwhelmed the flavors. So much so I put the glass aside and forgot about it. Some time later I saw the glass and what a different experience. The nose totally opened up with rich caramel and banana with a wonderful smoothness and lingering flavor. Beautiful spirit.
Sweet and mellow, with a Big palate of dried fruits
Su sabor distinto y su cuerpo deslumbrante nos brinda un experiencia exquisita, con un sabor dulce como la miel y aromas tan placenteros como la vainilla.
Un ron para disfrutarlo solo o en cocktel, y por supuesto siempre apto para el mejor auditorio.
Aromen von Toffee, Schokolade, Gewürzen sowie süssliche Fruchtnoten.
It is very sweet, but quite strong alcoholic flavour. Maybe it needs more time to breathe...
En super lækker Rom, som er utrolig dejlig og blød og rund med fin eftersmag. Kan absolut anbefales.
wow what a great taste from peru, a new star is Born.
I got a bottle from Peru with no prior warning. I opened and knew it was special. I didnt think I'd find anything to sway me from my opinion that Diplomatico Exclusiva was the best I'd tasted. One ice cube or neat does the trick. Deep developing flavours to savour. Its truly special.
Can't recommend Cartavio XO too highly. Working out how to get another bottle is the hard part. Not available in Australia.
Nice looking bottle with a wooden cork.
Color is deep copper. Taste it's very smooth and elegant. Vanilla some brown sugar and toffee. Maybe a little bit to sweet but it doesn't really matter because drinking this delicious rum it's like winning a freaking Oscar.
Very smooth initial taste with heavy butterscotch. Finishes with molasses and just an ever so hint of tobacco.
Color and consistency are outstanding. Definitely a sipping rum, and a really good one at that. Let it open up and you wont be disappointed.
this is a sipping rum, it would be sacrilege to mix.
nose first hints of alcohol followed by vanilla and toffee
on the palette toffee, vanilla with a slight but pleasurable warming sensation, leading into toffee, cinnamon and tobacco and long lasting vanilla molasses tobacco leaving you wanting more
after letting it rest for 5 minutes on an large ice cube the alcohol warmth lost a bit of its warming quality either way with or without is very pleasant
cant see to many being disappointed with this nectar
This is agreat rum, easy to drink and enjoy. I like it a lot.
This rum has a striking mahogany color, with an exquisite flavor that has added slightly vanilla, and with a deep sweet smell. The good thing (at least for me) is that in my country i can get it for up to $ 30 a bottle.
Este ron tiene un llamativo color caoba, con exquisito sabor que tiene añadido ligeramente vainilla, y con un olor dulce profundo. Lo bueno (al menos para mí) es que en mi país lo puedo conseguir hasta por $30 la botella.
Ron Cartavio XO has been claiming gradually some fame in the US, which is a good thing since we need more quality Peruvian rums over here pronto! Ron Cartavio XO has plenty of good flavors and hardly any burn at the end. It also has a very good price-quality ratio. Very well done indeed.