Diplomatico 2005 Single Vintage Rum
  • Category Rum
  • Country Venezuela
  • Region South America
  • Distillery Distilería Unidos
  • Style Single Vintage Rum
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • vanilla
  • spicy
  • marzipan
  • floral
  • caramel
  • oak
  • raisin
  • strawberry
  • pear

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Diplomatico 2005 Single Vintage Rum (0.75l, 43%)
Price $118.99

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Character Goatson
A fully mature and delectable Rum from Venezuela that raises aging and wood selection to an art form.

The Licorerías Unidas S.A Distillery was founded in 1959 deep in the heart of Venezuela in partnership with Seagrams. The partnership was very successful, supporting Rum production in the Seagrams portfolio for decades. During the acquisition binge of the 1990s, Seagrams was largely acquired by industry giant Diageo who already had a large production capacity. Seeing an opportunity, local management and entrepreneurs bought the distillery and the Diplomatico brand from Diageo in 2002, renaming it Distilería Unidos. Today they produce a wide array of quality Spirits under family ownership.

Diplomatico 2005 Single Vintage Rum is special. The Spirit was distilled in 2005 — every drop in this edition comes from that same vintage. It’s aged for twelve full years in a combination of Bourbon and Single Malt casks. But that’s not enough, because it’s then finished in Oloroso Sherry casks and bottled at 43% ABV. Those specs alone are enough to get the average Rum drinker’s attention. And when we’ve surveyed the reviews and ratings on this lovely Venezuelan dram we have found nothing but universal acclaim. All we can say is that your taste buds will thank us.
  • Category Rum
  • Country Venezuela
  • Region South America
  • Distillery Distilería Unidos
  • Style Single Vintage Rum
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Deep Mahogany

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The scent is warm and strong with notes of exotic spices, marzipan, vanilla, and light florals.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The mouth-feel is coating and silky with notes of soft oak, caramel, sultanas, humidor, espresso cream, balsamic, stewed pear, and strawberry.

Finish
The finish is long, warm, satisfying, and rich.
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  • vanilla
  • spicy
  • marzipan
  • floral
  • caramel
  • oak
  • raisin
  • strawberry
  • pear
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
If the center of our galaxy had a signature scent, it would be Rum. Yup, astronomers studying a giant cloud in the Milky Way found a substance called ethyl formate, a chemical that smells suspiciously like Rum.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
Next time you have a tipple of Rum you can say that you're tapping the Admiral. This intriguing phrase comes from the great Admiral Nelson who was killed in the battle of Trafalgar off of Spain. The story is that his body was preserved in Rum to be shipped back to England but, when the barrel arrived, some of the Rum was missing and said to have been siphoned off by some desperate or unknowing sailors. It's a great story but most likely false.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
If the center of our galaxy had a signature scent, it would be Rum. Yup, astronomers studying a giant cloud in the Milky Way found a substance called ethyl formate, a chemical that smells suspiciously like Rum.
Rum is a sugar cane based spirit, primarily made in the Caribbean and Latin America, but you can really find Rum in many corners of the world.
Rum used to be accepted as a form of currency in Europe and Australia, a practice we should probably bring back into fashion.
You might find Rum masquerading itself under other nom de plumes, like Ron, Rom and Rhum.
Mount Gay Rum is the oldest existing Rum company in the World dating back to 1705. This is also the year Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Britain’s Parliament.
Next time you have a tipple of Rum you can say that you're tapping the Admiral. This intriguing phrase comes from the great Admiral Nelson who was killed in the battle of Trafalgar off of Spain. The story is that his body was preserved in Rum to be shipped back to England but, when the barrel arrived, some of the Rum was missing and said to have been siphoned off by some desperate or unknowing sailors. It's a great story but most likely false.
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