Cihuatán Cinabrio 12 Year Old Rum

Cihuatán Rum Cihuatán Cinabrio 12 Year Old Rum

(0.75l, 40%)


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Praise the sun with this proper El Salvador Rum.

Cihuátan was an ancient Mayan city that was granted riches and fertility by a goddess who took the form of a nearby mountain to watch over the sugar cane fields. The name itself is a reference to this legend and translates to "the land beside the sleeping woman". That's quite a backstory! Here's another shocker: Ron de El Salvador Cihuátan is the first Rum distillery in El Salvador. Dedicated to sustainability, Master Blender Gabriela Ayala crafts delicious Spirits, each expression paying tribute to a different Mayan god.

Cihuátan Cinabrio is a 12-year-old Rum that was aged in American oak ex-Bourbon barrels right there in the beautiful Cihuátan valley, then bottled at 80 proof. It celebrates the Mayan god of the sun Kinich Ahau who was traditionally celebrated with the color red, extracted from cinnabar (cinabrio) ― hence the name and the red color scheme of the packaging. The Spirit inside is a proper rich one as well, with notes of fruit, nuts, and orange zest aplenty. God G be praised! 
  • Category
    Rum
  • Style
    Aged Rum
  • Region
    Cihuatán Valley
  • Country
    El Salvador
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
    Licorera Cihuatán
  • Age
  • Chill Filtered?
    No
  • Maturation
    ex-Bourbon barrels

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nutty
vanilla
sweet
citrus zest
caramel
plums
toasted oak
fruit
orange peel
What does Cihuatán Cinabrio 12 Year Old Rum taste like?

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Rum (usually) comes from molasses, the sweet and syrupy residue of refining sugarcane into sugar. Molasses is over 50% sugar, but it also contains significant amounts of minerals and other trace elements, contributing to the final flavor.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
There's fruit on the nose, as well as a nuttiness, sweetness, vanilla, and citrus zest.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
It's rich & creamy on the palate with plum, pistachio, orange peel, caramel, and sugarcane juice. There's an interesting starfruit note in there as well.

Finish
The finish has a lingering sweetness and toasted oak. 
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