El Dorado 12 Year Old Rum 700ml (Guyana)
A great 12 year old Demerara rum from El Dorado. This has won golds at the Caribbean Rum Taste Test in London 7 times in the first 10 years! There are nine stills at the distillery, and this is based around coffey still rum, and double wooden pot still rum.
Nose: Sweet, toffee, vanilla, spices, oak. Hints of smoke.
Palate: Cocoa, caramel, prunes, spices, vanilla.
Finish: Long, sublimely smooth, hints of smoke on the tail.