A single vintage rum from the famed Diplomatico rum distillery, this 2004 has been crafted from barrels earmarked for their quality during the maturation process.
All of the rum here has been distilled through cooper pot still and aged in ex-bourbon American oak casks.
Barrels that show great quality throughout the 12-years of maturation get set aside for the blending of this vintage. The blenders are looking for not only great aromas, but also structure, body and texture for the finished product.
Once blended, the rum is married together and finished for a year in ex-oloroso sherry casks.
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