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Posted 4 months ago by Vincent from Australia with 37 ratings

Outstanding rum. Beautiful dark mahogany colour....caramel, vanilla and fig on the nose....not nearly as sweet as you might expect. A distinct step up from the Diplomatico Reserva and well worth the extra bucks.

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Posted 2 months ago by Stefan Persson (TASTING CLUB) from Sweden with 226 ratings

Tasted it together with my last glass from a 2004 and I think it’s slightly better than that one cause it’s not as sweet as the 2004 but on the other hand it’s also feels thinner.
The fragrance is quite complex with clear barrel character, hints of muscovado sugar, raisins, arrack, marzipan, dark chocolate, orange and vanilla.
In mouth and palate it’s also complex with some sweetness and clear barrel character, hints of raisins, muscovado sugar, orange, chocolate, arrack, nuts, cinnamon, Sherry and vanilla fudge.
The finish is medium long and tastes more or less the same.
Pictures: My Diplomatico shelf & My opened bottle on a foggy day out in the Stockholm archipelago.

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Posted 5 hours ago by BinoBRUCHHH from Sweden with 12 ratings

Komplex, svår att plocka ut smaker. Något fruktfunky och tydligt inslag av sherryfat.
Väldigt mild på alkoholen. Riktigt bra


Posted 3 months ago by jepoycat from Philippines with 19 ratings

The sherry influence is very much apparent. Caramel, dried fruits, vanilla, figs, and a bit of wood spice complement the brown sugar notes. Docking it a point because it could have been better if it was at a higher proof. The low proof makes it a tad bit unbalanced.

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Posted 3 months ago by Lamantaalcoll from United States with 19 ratings

Really smoth, caramel flavour, beautiful bottle, an expensive bottle but its worth it


Posted 4 months ago by Pollux from Canada with 192 ratings

Quel beau rhum de dégustation. Réussi a mettre la main sur une des rares bouteilles arrivées à la SAQ. Si vous avez la chance d'y goûter, allez-y!


Posted 8 months ago by Tomy from Romania with 433 ratings

One of the greatest venezuelean rum. Good balance, a lot of flavours, sublime aftertaste. In one word, great.


Posted 11 months ago by miRcea SAVA from Romania with 25 ratings

Smooth as silk. Surprisingly, not very flavoured, it is just it's needed. Not very sweet. Dark chocolate is predominant taste. Smells quite herbal, in my opinion. Aftertaste is long and a little bit spicy.
An excellent drink to sip!


Posted 1 year ago by LILTHOR from France with 6 ratings

Being a self confessed diplomatico fan girl and after reading the reviews dripping in compliments here, I was thrilled to get my hands on a bottle of this. Everything started off well with lovely complex caramel and vanilla exploding over the tastebuds but the feisty, fiery finish was a deal breaker for me.


Posted almost 2 years ago by Michal Micko from Czech Republic with 446 ratings

Very well balanced, sweeter, but not too much (like12y for example) complex body with molasses, wood, chocolate and fruits. Nice smooth and long aftertaste. Unfortunately I don't had 2004 for direct comparison :-( need to repeat it again one day :-)


Posted almost 2 years ago by Joola69 from United States with 2808 ratings

Rum tasting in Skopje Macedonia continued with Diplomatico 2005 Single Vintage. Very nice high end bottle and label design. Mahogany color. So close to being an amazing Single Vintage Diplomatico, but there is an unaged alcohol burn at the end knocking it down to nine.