About Rum and Cane Spirits from Venezuela

About Rum  and  Cane Spirits from Venezuela
Rum is a critically important spirit in Venezuela, so much so that under law, Venezuelan rum must be aged a minimum of two years. As with most other South American countries, there are various types of rum from Venezuela, while (blanco) as well as gold along with some that are aged for five years or more. While some are meant for cocktails or as an ingredient in a punch, many are very high quality sipping rums.

Top Picks for Venezuela

Rum and Cane Spirits

Santa Teresa 1796 Solera Rum
92 points
$41
Dark amber color. Aromas of toffee, vanilla, candied pecan, and anise biscotti with a velvety, crisp, off-dry medium body and a smooth, amusing, medium-length allspice, milk chocolate, chai latte, and mesquite barbecue finish. A silky smooth rum with pecan pie sweetness; craveable.
Ron Diplomatico Distillery Collection No. 1 Batch Kettle Rum
89 points
$79
Medium amber color. Creamy, toasty aromas and flavors of caramelized banana, creme brulee, and roasted nuts in a cedar bowl with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, long finish that exhibits touches of toffee, sweet and peppery spices, cola float, and minerals finish. A silky and artfully balanced dark with deep flavors and superb versatility.
Ron Diplomatico Distillery Collection No. 2 Barbet Rum
87 points
$79
Brilliant amber color. Aromas of tobacco, candied mango, banana cream puff, butterscotch, animal crackers, and cinnamon with a glycerous, lively, off-dry medium body and a peppery, engaging, medium-length allspice, jerk seasoning, lime leaf, and marzipan finish. A spicy dark rum for sipping and cocktails; perfect for a dark and stormy!