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.