Ron Matusalem Clasico 10
Matusalem // Dominican Republic
Matusalem is a brand originating in Cuba that moved to the Dominican Republic upon the Cuban revolution, and is now produced there by a third-part distiller. Made from molasses, it is aged solera-style in used whiskey and bourbon barrels for an average of 10 years.
Gold RumRum that is often aged, but can also just have caramel-coloring added to provide color. No specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for aging for most countries with a few exceptions.
Cask TypeUsed whiskey and ex-bourbon
"A breezy, floral sweetness announces the nose to which it attaches light toffee, some oak and a touch of smoldering heat. Vanilla surges on the palate, only to be met by dried, tropical fruits. Oak continues to form a backbone, holding on tenaciously into a reasonably long finish."