Ron Matusalem Clasico 10

Gold Rum

Matusalem // Dominican Republic

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    87
  • Avg. Rating

    3.53
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 15 )

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.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Gold Rum
    Rum 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 Type
    Used whiskey and ex-bourbon

Tasting Notes

"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."

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Flavor Profile

Sweet