Diplomático Distillery Collection No. 1 Batch Kettle Rum

£61.50

Bottle Size 70cl
The first release in Diplomático's Distillery Collection, which gives light to the selection of stills utilised to make their ace expressions. This particular expression showcases the batch kettle still (introduced to Diplomático's distillery in 1959) and the style of rum it produces.
No. of Bottles 5000
In late 2017 Diplomatico announced two limited edition (5000 bottles of each) rums. The Distillery Collection which is a means of highlighting two of the stills used at DUSA. This is the first of the bottlings and highlights the brands Batch Kettle Pot Still.
Alcohol 47%
Sugar honey is used for these rums and the alcohol comes off at 95% which is then reduced to 75% for ageing. This rum gives lie to the idea that high ABV equals low flavour.
Country Venezuala
Rum Diplomatico
The Batch Kettle still was first brought to Venezuela in 1959 from Canada. It was previously used in the production of Canadian Whiskey. In their promotional material Diplomatico have suggested the use of such a still is unique in the rum world.
Age NAS (6 years)
Spends six years in ex-bourbon and ex-Scotch whisky casks; no solera system used at Diplomático.
Tasting Notes Nose
This is an intense golden rum with bold aromas of fruit, wild flowers and vanilla
Palate
flavours of delicate wood tannins, toasted caramel and ripe red fruits
Finish
It’s dry, fresh and aromatic with that fruit coming through strongly, with toffee and nutty notes. Lightish body.

Out of stock

Description

The first release in Diplomático’s Distillery Collection, which gives light to the selection of stills utilised to make their ace expressions. This particular expression showcases the batch kettle still (introduced to Diplomático’s distillery in 1959) and the style of rum it produces.

In late 2017 Diplomatico announced two limited edition (5000 bottles of each) rums. The Distillery Collection which is a means of highlighting two of the stills used at DUSA. This is the first of the bottlings and highlights the brands Batch Kettle Pot Still.

The Batch Kettle still was first brought to Venezuela in 1959 from Canada. It was previously used in the production of Canadian Whiskey. In their promotional material Diplomatico have suggested the use of such a still is unique in the rum world.

This is an intense golden rum with bold aromas of fruit, wild flowers and vanilla, followed by flavours of delicate wood tannins, toasted caramel and ripe red fruits. No.1 in Diplomatico’s limited-edition Distillery Collection, which highlights each individual element of their blended rums.