About Rum Aged more than 3 Years

About Rum Aged more than 3 Years
Añejo and Age-Dated Rums are aged Rums from different vintages or batches that are mixed together to insure a continuity of flavor in brands of Rum from year to year. Some aged Rums will give age statements stating the youngest Rum in the blend (e.g., 10-year-old Rum contains a blend of Rums that are at least 10 years old). A small number of French island Rums are Vintage Dated.

Top Picks for Rum Aged more than 3 Years

Chairman’s Reserve 1931 Rum
98 points
$99.99
Golden amber color. Aromas of brown butter, mulling spices, bay, and copper pot with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, complex, very long charred banana leaf, strawberry, lychee, soy-glazed nuts, and tobacco finish. A hypnotic, pairable rum packed with layers of graceful agricole-like flavors topped off with notes of East Asian fruit on the finish; will be stupendous in cocktails and also deserving of a slow sipping session.
98 points $99.99
El Dorado 21 Year Old Special Reserve Rum
98 points
$99.99
Dark amber color. Sweet aromas and flavors of butterscotch, burnt sugar, blackstrap molasses, cooked pineapple, and dark roasted pecan with a satiny, bright, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish revealing notes of orange zest and black plum finish. A deluxe aged rum that grows more ambrosial with each sip.
98 points $99.99
El Dorado 15 Year Old Special Reserve Rum
97 points
$49.99
Dark amber color. Aromas of mocha latte, copper pot, bruleed orange, and toasted pine nuts with a round, crisp, fruity medium body and a warming, elegant, medium-long ripe cherry, sassafras, salted caramel, pink grapefruit, port, coriander, and raisin finish. A delicious rum that marries flavors of fruit, still, and spice into a harmonious and craveable spirit.
97 points $49.99
Malecon Seleccion Esplendida 1979
97 points
$299.99
Amber color. Toasty, sweet aromas of mocha latte, amarena cherry, mahogany, leather, and caramel-coated nuts with a round, crisp, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long fresh grated cinnamon, black peppercorns, and molasses cookies finish. A decadent and roasty aged rum in the most serious class; sip respectfully.
Awards: 2018 Best Aged Rum
97 points $299.99
Denizen Merchants Reserve 8 Year Old Rum
96 points
$34.99
Golden amber color. Grassy aromas of pineapple husk, banana leaf, dried peach, toasted coconut, green mango, and rooibos tea with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light body and a very long lime curd, parmesan, minerals, creme caramel, and cascara finish. A complex rum that offers layers and layers of grassy, funky flavors; prepare yourself for a stupendous cocktail or a neat pour to write home about.
96 points $34.99
Ron Cartavio XO Rum
96 points
$59
Brilliant mahogany color. Woody, elegant aromas of fine furniture, soft tropical fruit, leather wallet, and warm cinnamon roll with a lightly tannic, crisp, off-dry full body and a tingling, nuanced, long caramelized nut tart, mango flan, orange caramel sauce, and vanilla bean and nutmeg finish. A rich aged rum for sweet palates.
Awards: 2017 Top 2 Best Rum & 2017 Best Aged Rum
The Real McCoy Limited Edition 14 Year Aged Rum
95 points
$69.99
Amber color. Complex aromas and flavors of wet oak, Palo Santo, molasses cookie, tobacco, and leather with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, complex, long finish manifesting nuances of Champurrado, dried mango, creme brulee, hickory, and flamed orange finish. An elegantly dry rum with layers and layers of flavor; time has been very good to this spirit.
95 points $69.99
Teeda Japanese Rum
95 points
$36.95
Light gold color. Minerally aromas of sweet plantain, hot copper, panela, tonka bean, and elotes with a slightly chewy, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long toasted mango muffin, mango-infused caramel, pineapple smoothie, and lychee finish. A distinctive, chewy rum with pervasive notes of dried mango; memorable daiquiri riffs incoming.
95 points $36.95
APPLETON ESTATE 21 Year Old Rum
95 points
$134.99
Dark amber color. Sweet, candied, complex aromas and flavors of vanilla creme anglaise, caramel pudding, dates, and dried pineapple with a tannic, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a warming, complex, long finish imparting shades of tropical trail mix, candied orange peel, orange blossom water, and leather finish. An intriguing and satisfying sipping rum.
95 points $134.99
The Real McCoy 12 Year Aged Rum
94 points
$49.99
Dark amber color. Aromas of hazelnut spread, cherry jam, pecan praline, and grilled peach and pineapple with a velvety, crisp, dryish medium body and a tingling, subtle, long espresso, smoked vanilla, brown sugar, leather, island spices, and toffee finish. A decadent, complex rum ideal for sipping.
94 points $49.99